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Sagarika Jaisinghani

Vaccine hopes, upbeat earnings power European shares

Oct 16 2020

European shares bounced on Friday on hopes that a vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be available in the United States before the end of the year, with a clutch of upbeat quarterly earnings also lifting sentiment after a torrid week.

European shares sink on lockdown concerns as virus cases surge

Oct 15 2020

European shares sank on Thursday as a resurgence in COVID-19 cases across the continent and fading hopes for more U.S. fiscal stimulus before the presidential election dented demand for equities globally.

European stocks dip on second wave fears, Brexit uncertainty

Oct 14 2020

European shares ended slightly lower on Wednesday, extending a decline from the previous day as surging coronavirus cases stoked fears of more sweeping lockdowns, with uncertainty over a Brexit trade deal also dampening the mood.

European shares tumble on J&J vaccine worries, banks slide

Oct 13 2020

European shares fell on Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson's move to pause its COVID-19 clinical trials raised doubts about the timeline of a vaccine, while bank stocks tracked a slide in bond yields on bets of more stimulus by the European Central Bank.

European shares hit five-week high on rebound optimism, stimulus hopes

Oct 12 2020

European shares hit a five-week high on Monday as optimism about a stable economic recovery in China and hopes of more U.S. fiscal stimulus helped offset concerns around surging COVID-19 cases across the continent.

US STOCKS-S&P 500, Dow track second straight weekly gain on stimulus optimism

Oct 09 2020

* Indexes up: Dow 0.61%, S&P 0.89%, Nasdaq 1.32% (Updates to early afternoon)

US STOCKS-S&P 500, Dow track second straight weekly gain on stimulus optimism

Oct 09 2020

* Indexes up: Dow 0.44%, S&P 0.60%, Nasdaq 0.96% (Adds comment; updates share prices)

US STOCKS-Wall St hits one-month high as Trump fuels stimulus hopes

Oct 08 2020

* Indexes up: Dow 0.23%, S&P 0.59%, Nasdaq 0.39% (Updates to early afternoon)

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