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European stocks pause after third week of gains

European shares retreated on Friday, led by healthcare and media companies, at the end of a third week of gains dominated by signs that the world's big central banks are on the verge of another round of action to support growth.

European stocks tread water, all eyes on Fed

European stock markets closed little changed on Wednesday in anticipation of the U.S. Federal Reserve policy statement, a day after European Central Bank's dovish calls raised hopes of a more accommodative Fed.

Europe closes in the red as Broadcom warning rocks chip sector

Trade-sensitive technology stocks led losses in European markets on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom's sales warning and disappointing industrial data out of China came as the clearest signs yet of the damage trade war may do to global growth.

European shares end slightly higher as trade worries linger

Gains for metal and mining companies helped European stocks end slightly higher on Thursday, with concerns over an attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman and continuing U.S.-China trade tensions sapping early enthusiasm among investors.

Oil majors, banks drive European shares from three-week high

Weakness in oil companies and banks halted a week long rally in European shares on Wednesday, as soft Chinese factory activity data and Washington's tough stance on trade talks with Beijing prompted investors to cash in some of June's gains.

China stimulus, German rally help European stock end higher

European stocks finished higher for a third day on Tuesday, as German shares caught up with a global stock rally after a holiday on easing trade tensions, while fresh stimulus for China's slowing economy boosted the basic resources sector.

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Symbol 4 wk rating
Current mean
SFOR.L 3.00to2.00 Outperform
ECK.L 2.00to1.00 Buy
CAU.L 2.00to1.00 Buy
Symbol 4 wk rating
Current mean
MTFB.L 2.00to4.00 Underperform
DLAR.L 2.00to3.00 Hold
GLEG.L 1.50to2.25 Outperform