Halliburton Co (HAL.N)
20 Aug 2019
NEW YORK U.S. stocks added to their gains on Tuesday following news of potential progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations, while the pound fell after Brexit hard-liner Boris Johnson won the leadership of Britain's Conservative Party, clearing the way for him to become prime minister.
A surge in automakers and strong earnings from Europe's banking heavyweights lifted the main STOXX 600 index to its highest level in more than two weeks on Tuesday, with investors taking political upheaval in Britain and Spain in their stride.
* Europe climbs as car sector has best day since early January
* Pound sags as hard Brexit advocate Johnson set to become UK PM
July 23 European shares rose on Tuesday, tracking rises on Wall Street and in Asia as better-than-expected results for Banco Santander helped put Spanish markets on course to end a four-session losing streak.
Halliburton Co on Monday reported a second-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as its largest oil-well services unit exceeded expectations, sending shares to their biggest one-day gain in nearly three years.
July 22 Halliburton Co on Monday reported a second-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as its largest oil-well services unit exceeded expectations, sending shares to their biggest one-day gain in nearly three years.
* US trade negotiators likely to visit China next week - SCMP
July 22 Halliburton Co reported an 85.3% slump in quarterly profit on Monday, hurt by asset impairment and severance charge as the oilfield services provider continued to cut costs in the face of weak oil prices.
DUBAI, July 2 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.