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European stocks sink at open on second wave threat

LONDON: European stock markets lost more than two percent in opening deals on Monday, as investors fretted over a second wave of coronavirus infections that could derail economic recovery. In initial trade, London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index of blue-chip companies slid 2.2 percent to 5,970.86 points. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s ...

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European stock markets halt sharp losses at open

LONDON’s benchmark FTSE 100 index was fractionally lower at 7,633.72 points, having shed 1.3 percent Tuesday. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 dropped 0.2 percent to 12,693.33 points and the Paris CAC 40 lost 0.3 percent to 5,420.15 — having each shed a similar amount to London on Tuesday. Milan’s ...

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European Stocks Edge Higher Before ECB

LONDON: Europe’s main stock markets rose Thursday on earnings news before the latest interest rate call from the European Central Bank. Frankfurt and London each nudged 0.2 percent higher and Paris rose 0.4 percent. With clouds gathering over the outlook for economic growth and inflation limping, ECB President Mario Draghi ...

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European stock markets slide at open

LONDON: European stock markets slid at the start of trading on Thursday after large drops in Asia and on Wall Street, as investors predict a series of US interest rate rises. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index shed 0.5 percent to 7,243.32 points compared with the close on Wednesday, as traders ...

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European stock markets join global downtrend

LONDON: Europe’s major stock markets churned lower Wednesday as investors took their cue from broadly downbeat moves on Wall Street and in Asia. Virtual currency bitcoin meanwhile dived, with some traders eyeing sub-$10,000 after what one analyst called a “cryptocalypse” that saw digital units take a hammering. London stocks “opened ...

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