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GLOBAL MARKETS-Tech lifts stocks as poor data rekindles stimulus hopes

8:07am EDT

MILAN, Sept 23 Shares rose and the dollar steadied at new highs on Wednesday, with overnight gains by Wall Street tech champions helping balance concerns that new restrictions to counter coronavirus infections will hurt the economic recovery.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Tech lifts world stocks as economy back in focus

4:53am EDT

MILAN, Sept 23 World shares stabilised and the dollar rose on Wednesday with overnight gains of stay-at-home Wall Street tech champions helped balance concerns that new restrictions to counter resurging coronavirus infections will hurt economic recovery.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks struggle as tech remains fragile, pound slides

Sep 08 2020

MILAN, Sept 8 World shares struggled on Tuesday as doubts about a recovery in tech stocks lingered after last week's rout, while the dollar awaited policy signals from the European Central Bank and the pound remained hostage to Brexit jitters.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks struggle to stabilise as tech remains fragile

Sep 08 2020

MILAN/TOKYO, Sept 8 World shares struggled to stabilise on Tuesday as doubts about a recovery in tech stocks lingered after last week's rout, while the dollar steadied as investors pondered whether policy signals from the European Central Bank this week could weaken the euro.

Tech sector tightens its grip over Europe's stock markets

Sep 02 2020

LONDON/MILAN Surging technology stocks are increasing their influence over European stock markets, with Prosus poised to snatch a key spot in the continent's leading index.

Virus scare questions European stocks' modest outlook: Reuters poll

Feb 26 2020

LONDON An elusive domestic economic recovery and a hit to supply chains from China's coronavirus epidemic mean prospects for European stocks this year are modest and vulnerable to any further spread of the disease that has already killed thousands.

RPT-GRAPHIC-Green deal sprinkles stardust on European power stocks

Feb 24 2020

MILAN/LONDON, Feb 20 Who said utilities shares were dull?

Green deal sprinkles stardust on European power stocks

Feb 21 2020

MILAN/LONDON Who said utilities shares were dull?

GRAPHIC-Green deal sprinkles stardust on European power stocks

Feb 21 2020

MILAN/LONDON, Feb 20 Who said utilities shares were dull?

European banks shine as bond trading rebounds

Feb 06 2020

MILAN/LONDON European banks have started 2020 on a strong note, much like their rivals in the United States, with a revival in bond trading offsetting pressures from negative interest rates.

World News

Saudi King Salman assails Iran in United Nations debut

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz took aim at Iran during his debut on Wednesday at the annual United Nations meeting of world leaders, calling for a united front to contain Riyadh's rival and stop it from getting weapons of mass destruction.