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Julien Ponthus

European shares gain in first week of 2019 but caution persists

11 Jan 2019

LONDON European shares closed higher on Friday after hitting one-month highs as investor appetite for assets considered risky remained firm, despite caution over trade and ahead of earnings season.

European shares cautiously up amid trade uncertainty, weak results

10 Jan 2019

LONDON European shares traded cautiously on Thursday, ending the session just slightly up as uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks continued and weak earnings reports hit auto and retailer stocks.

European shares post best day since June 2016

04 Jan 2019

LONDON European shares posted their biggest daily gain since June 2016 as buoyant U.S. job data and hopes of better Sino/U.S. trade relations boosted shares after a gloomy week during which a rare revenue warning from Apple caused havoc.

Apple warning shakes European shares as tech stocks tumble

03 Jan 2019

LONDON Apple's first sales warning in nearly 12 years sent European shares sliding on Thursday, with the tech sector particularly badly bruised as chipmakers that supply the iPhone maker fell sharply.

European shares start 2019 shakily as China, EU figures deepen gloom

02 Jan 2019

LONDON European shares lost further ground in their first trading day of 2019 on Wednesday as fears about global growth, trade wars and political instability rolled over into the new year while investors sought safety in stocks considered less risky.

RPT-GRAPHIC-A euro curse? European banking stocks' lost decades

02 Jan 2019

Fearing his country's pay-as-you-go pension scheme is unsustainable, a 40-year old French engineer - let's call him Jean Dupont - makes a New Year resolution.

RPT-GRAPHIC-A euro curse? European banking stocks' lost decades

31 Dec 2018

Fearing his country's pay-as-you-go pension scheme is unsustainable, a 40-year old French engineer - let's call him Jean Dupont - makes a New Year resolution.

World stocks at one-week highs as Wall Street extends rebound

28 Dec 2018

LONDON World stocks rose to one-week highs on Friday and looked set to snap a three-week losing streak after a late-session bounce overnight on Wall Street filtered into Asian and European markets. | Video

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks at one-week highs as Wall Street extends rebound

28 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 28 World stocks rose to one-week highs on Friday and looked set to snap a three-week losing streak after a late-session bounce overnight on Wall Street filtered into Asian and European markets.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks cautiously follow Wall Street's surge

28 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 28 Stocks in Europe and Asia rose cautiously on Friday after Wall Street ended a volatile session with big gains, but fears of further price swings and worries about U.S. politics kept safe-haven currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc in demand.

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