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German stimulus hopes pull European shares from six-month lows

16 Aug 2019

European shares rebounded from six-months lows on Friday, ending a tumultuous week on a positive note as hopes of fiscal stimulus from Germany lifted sentiment and sparked a rally in the battered banks sector, helping them post their best day in 4-1/2 months.

Trade worries plague European shares, FTSE underperforms

15 Aug 2019

European shares hit six-month lows in a volatile session on Thursday, with London stocks losing more than 1%, as China warned of retaliation against U.S. tariffs, heightening fears of the continued impact of their trade war on global growth.

European shares slide to six-month low as recession fears rise

14 Aug 2019

European stocks tumbled to a six-month low on Wednesday, as an inversion in the U.S. yield curve following bleak data out of major economies including Germany and China pointed to a looming recession. | Video

China tariff delays pull European shares out of doldrums

13 Aug 2019

European shares staged a comeback from early losses on Tuesday as growth sectors led the charge, after Washington's move to delay tariffs on some Chinese goods provided a lift to battered global sentiment.

Italy leads European shares lower on political uncertainty

09 Aug 2019

European shares slid on Friday with Italian stocks 2.5% lower on political uncertainty, while comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that he was not going to make a trade deal with China also weighed on sentiment.

China respite spurs strong bounce in European shares

08 Aug 2019

European shares had their best day in almost two months on Thursday as upbeat trade data from China and a steadying of its currency helped to calm some fears of recession and a further escalation in Sino-U.S. trade tensions. | Video

European shares end trade-driven losing run but worries linger

07 Aug 2019

European shares rose on Wednesday, breaking a three-day losing streak on euphoria over a multi-billion dollar German chemical deal but gave up some gains after Wall Street opened sharply lower on recession worries. | Video

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