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European shares hit record as trade, Brexit fog clears

10:34am GMT

LONDON European shares hit an all-time high on Monday as a "totally done" initial trade deal between the United States and China kept the momentum rolling after a rally last week spurred by Britain's Conservative election win.

UK's winter election: What's in it for markets?

12 Dec 2019

LONDON Britain's election on Thursday is widely referred to as the most important in a generation given the impact it will have on the country leaving the European Union and choosing between starkly opposed economic paths.

SCENARIOS-UK's winter election: What's in it for markets?

11 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 11 Britain's election on Thursday is widely referred to as the most important in a generation given the impact it will have on the country leaving the European Union and choosing between starkly opposed economic paths.

European shares jump 1% as report revives U.S.-China trade optimism

04 Dec 2019

European shares bounced back from a four-day slump on Wednesday, lifted by a report that Beijing and Washington are moving closer to a trade deal.

European shares recover; French luxury stocks hit by U.S. tariff threat

03 Dec 2019

European shares bounced back on Tuesday from their sharpest decline in two months in the previous session, boosted by technology stocks, but gains were capped as investors grappled with prospects of fresh global trade disputes.

Positive trade cues help European stocks wrap up dour week on an upbeat note

22 Nov 2019

European shares logged their best day in three weeks on Friday, as upbeat data out of major eurozone economies, as well as positive rhetoric on a U.S.-China trade deal, ended a dour week on a positive note.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-European stocks stall as auto tariff worries weigh

18 Nov 2019

Nov 18 A bidding war for Spanish bourse BME and gains in defensive stocks propped up European markets on Monday, although doubts on whether or not the United States will impose tariffs on EU carmakers weighed on shares.

German data, earnings nudge Europe near four-year highs; Madrid lags

12 Nov 2019

European shares climbed back to a four-year high on Tuesday as positive German investor sentiment data and a slew of upbeat earnings lifted the mood, but Spanish stocks lagged after socialist and far-left parties joined forces to form a coalition.

Defensive stocks help European shares end flat, London lags

11 Nov 2019

Demand for defensive stocks helped European shares recover from early losses on Monday as investors grappled with issues ranging from violent Hong Kong protests to an inconclusive Spanish election and weak data from China.

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