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Amy Caren Daniel

European stocks hit one-month highs on trade optimism

Sep 05 2019

European shares rose for a second straight day on Thursday, after China said it would hold trade talks with the United States, raising hopes that the two countries will make progress on a dispute that has put major economies at risk of recession.

UPDATE 2-Relief for European stocks as political tensions ease

Sep 04 2019

* Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill (Updates to close)

Weak data, Brexit woes knock European stocks off 1-month high

Sep 03 2019

European shares retreated from a 1-month high on Tuesday as weak U.S. factory data added to worries about global growth, while uncertainty over Britain's chaotic exit from the European Union knocked the FTSE 100 lower after a four-day run of gains.

Italy boost, upbeat trade comments help European shares gain ground

Aug 29 2019

European shares rose after a weak open on Thursday, boosted by a rally in Italian shares, with positive comments from China on its trade talks with the United States helping sentiment. | Video

Italy boost lifts European markets off lows

Aug 27 2019

European markets eased off their lows on Tuesday, as Italian stocks rallied on hopes that a snap election could be avoided by an arrangement to form a new government in Rome.

European shares steady on upbeat PMI data, Italy jumps

Aug 22 2019

European shares traded close to flat on Thursday as upbeat surveys on Germany and the euro zone offset signs that U.S. policymakers had not intended to start a cycle of interest rate cuts with last month's move. | Video

US STOCKS-Wall St higher on strong retail sales data

Aug 15 2019

* Indexes up: Dow 0.44%, S&P 0.42%, Nasdaq 0.17% (Updates prices to early afternoon)

US STOCKS-Wall St mixed after strong retail sales data, conflicting trade reports

Aug 15 2019

* Dow up 0.08%, S&P rises 0.21%, Nasdaq flat (Changes comment, updates prices)

US STOCKS-Wall St rises after strong retail sales data, Walmart earnings

Aug 15 2019

* Indexes up: Dow 0.23%, S&P 0.28%, Nasdaq 0.13% (Updates to open)

US STOCKS-Wall Street set to open higher after strong retail sales data

Aug 15 2019

* Futures up: Dow 0.42%, S&P 0.41%, Nasdaq 0.40% (Adds comment, updates prices)

World News

As UAE hails Israel accord, silence from Saudi Arabia

As media and people in the United Arab Emirates hailed the Gulf state's deal to normalise relations with Israel as a diplomatic victory that helps the Palestinians, silence reigned in Saudi Arabia, longtime figurehead of regional policy towards Israel.