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Europe Markets Closing Report | Thursday, May 5, 2022:

  Source: cnbc.com European stocks close lower after Wall Street sell-off; BOE warns of recession risks; Airbus jumps 6% Elliot Smith 2 minutes LONDON — European markets closed lower Thursday, despite being higher for much of the session, as traders weighed warnings from the Bank of England and a heavy sell-off in the U.S. Stock picks and investing trends from CNBC Pro: In its updated forecasts, the Bank highlighted the looming recession risk for the world's fifth-largest economy. The BOE said it now expects gross domestic product to contract in the final three months of the year, partly reflecting the projected large hike in household energy bills in October. The war in Ukraine also remains on investors' radar. Russian forces have reportedly renewed their assault on the Azovstal steelworks complex, a last stronghold for Ukrainian fighters in the southern port city of Mariupol. Meanwhile, the EU has

Europe Markets Closing Report | Wednesday, May 4, 2022:

 Source: cnbc.com European stocks close lower as focus turns to Fed; EU proposes Russian oil ban Elliot Smith 4-5 minutes LONDON — European stocks closed lower on Wednesday as global investors awaited a crucial monetary policy decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve . TICKER COMPANY NAME PRICE CHANGE %CHANGE VOLUME .FTSE FTSE 100 *FTSE 7504.91 -56.42 -0.75 444404456 .GDAXI DAX *DAX 13996.4 -43.07 -0.31 51712283 .FCHI CAC 40 Index CAC 6395.68 -80.5 -1.24 72289142 The pan-European Stoxx 600 provisionally closed down by 1%. Retail stocks fell 2.3% to lead losses as most sectors and major bourses slid into negative territory. The Fed will announce its big interest rate decision on Wednesday afternoon, with markets largely expecting the central bank to hike rates by half a percentage point as it looks to rein in inflation, along with announcing a plan to cut its balance sheet from June. “I think it’s more just about inv

Europe Markets Closing Report | Monday, May 2, 2022:

  Source: cnbc.com European stocks close lower after weak China data, Wall Street sell-off; UK market closed Matt Clinch 2 minutes LONDON — European markets started the month of May on a weak footing, with investors monitoring monetary policy, inflation data, and sharp moves on Wall Street. The German DAX closed down by 1.4% while the French CAC finished 2% lower. The U.K.'s FTSE 100 was closed for a public holiday and trading volumes were impacted. German retail sales out Monday morning showed an unexpected fall in March. The Federal Statistics Office said sales were down 0.1% for the month in real terms. Stock picks and investing trends from CNBC Pro: Meanwhile, global investors continue to monitor the war in Ukraine and its geopolitical implications. EU leaders are set to work on a Russian oil embargo this week. Over the weekend, the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross b

Europe Markets Closing Report | Wednesday, April 27, 2022:

 Source: cnbc.com European stocks close higher despite fears over gas supplies, growth; Deutsche Bank down 6% Holly Ellyatt  Updated 6 Min Ago 1-2 minutes LONDON — European stocks closed higher Wednesday despite fears of a slowdown in global economic growth, as traders digested a deluge of earnings. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index closed up by 0.6% provisionally with nearly all sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Investors are also watching the halting of Russian gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria closely after Gazprom  told both countries that it was halting supplies because they had refused to pay for the gas in rubles, as Moscow demanded recently. The move pushed European gas prices higher and the euro lower. Read more Stock picks and investing trends from CNBC Pro: Heightened tensions over the Russia-Ukraine war persist. On Monday, Russia said that the threat of a nuclear war is very signifi

Europe Markets Closing Report | Tuesday, April 26, 2022:

 Source: cnbc.com European markets close lower as tech and bank stocks slide; HSBC down 4% Holly Ellyatt 1-2 minutes  European stocks closed lower on Tuesday, taking cues from Wall Street, as market sentiment continues to be rattled by interest rates, inflation, slowing growth and the war in Ukraine.   The pan-European Stoxx 600 index was trading 0.3% lower after being higher for much of the session. Banks, tech and autos were the laggards across the region. Shares of UBS  were up 1.3% after the Swiss bank’s latest earnings beat expectations for the first quarter . Meanwhile, HSBC stock fell 4% after the bank reported a 27% fall in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as revenues decreased and growth slowed in Hong Kong . Shares of AB Foods were down 4.3% after the Primark owner said it would raise prices to cope with severe inflationary pressures. Novartis saw its share price rise 1% after the Swiss drugmaker reported a

Europe Markets Closing Report | Tuesday, April 12, 2022:

  Source: cnbc.com European stocks off lows after U.S. inflation print; banking stocks fall; Deutsche Bank tanks 8% Matt Clinch 3 minutes LONDON — European markets fell Tuesday as traders monitored heavy selling in the banking sector and U.S. inflation data, and looked ahead to key central bank meetings. TICKER COMPANY NAME PRICE CHANGE %CHANGE VOLUME .FTSE FTSE 100 *FTSE 7575.17 -43.14 -0.57 509535581 .GDAXI DAX *DAX 14116.63 -76.15 -0.54 77943803 .FCHI CAC 40 Index CAC 6534.6 -21.21 -0.32 57388912 The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 index was down 1% in early afternoon trade after clawing back some earlier losses. The German DAX dropped 0.3% with the banking sector falling 1%. Reports on Monday indicated that an undisclosed investor had sold large stakes in Germany’s biggest lenders, Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank . Shares of Deutsche Bank were down 8.3% and Commerzbank was down 7.5%. The former said in s

Europe Markets Closing Report | Monday 11, 2022:

Source: cnbc.com European markets close lower as investors watch inflation, monetary policy; SocGen up 5% Elliot Smith 3-4 minutes LONDON — European markets closed lower Monday to begin a week of key central bank meetings and U.S. inflation prints. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed down by 0.7%, with tech stocks sliding 2% to lead losses as most sectors and major bourses finished in negative territory. Societe Generale led broad gains for the European banking sector, climbing nearly 5% after agreeing to sell its stake in Russia's Rosbank and the group's Russian insurance subsidiaries to Interros Capital, ceasing all activities in Russia. At the bottom of the European blue-chip index, Finland's Nokian Tyres dropped more than 15% after announcing that new EU sanctions against Russian rubber will have a significant impact on its production. Global investors will be watching the U.S. consumer price

Europe Markets Closing Report | Thursday, April 7, 2022

  Source: cnbc.com European markets close slightly lower as bond yields cool; Atlantia up 7% Elliot Smith 3-4 minutes LONDON — European markets closed slightly lower on Thursday as volatility continued following details of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary tightening plans and the ongoing war in Ukraine. The pan-European Stoxx 600 provisionally ended down 0.25% as U.S. Treasury yields slipped from multi-year highs after four days of inclines. Oil and gas stocks shed 1.9% to lead losses, while healthcare stocks rose 1.4% The European blue chip index closed down by around 1.6% on Wednesday as hawkish comments from two Fed policymakers heightened expectations that the central bank would embark on a more aggressive tightening process. Wall Street then sold off for the second consecutive day on Wednesday as  Fed meeting minutes showed  that officials planned to reduce their trillions in bond holdings

Europe Markets Closing Report | Wednesday, April 6, 2022:

  Source: cnbc.com European stocks close lower amid hawkish Fed comments, new Russia sanctions; Stoxx 600 down 1.6% Elliot Smith 3-4 minutes LONDON — European markets closed lower on Wednesday against a backdrop of hawkish comments from U.S. Federal Reserve officials and further sanctions against Russia. The pan-European Stoxx 600 provisionally ended down 1.6%, with almost all sectors and major bourses sliding into negative territory. Travel and leisure stocks led the losses, down 3.9% for the session, while healthcare stocks bucked the trend to close up 0.2%. Fed Governor Lael Brainard said during a Minneapolis Fed webinar on Tuesday night that the central bank will need to reduce its balance sheet quickly and continue to increase interest rates at a steady pace in order to contain surging inflation. The comments sent major U.S. averages lower and the 10-year Treasury yield to a new 2022 high .

Europe Markets Closing Report | Tuesday, April 5, 2022:

Source: cnbc.com European stocks tepid, tracking global caution; Vestas up 10% Elliot Smith 3-4 minutes LONDON — European markets closed mixed on Tuesday as global investors focused on the Ukraine-Russia conflict and economic indicators. The pan-European Stoxx 600 finished flat, while utilities added 2% and construction and material stocks dropped 1.8%. In terms of individual share price movement, Vestas Wind Systems jumped 8.6% after Credit Suisse double upgraded the stock to "outperform" from "underperform" on the back of its shift away from fossil fuels. At the bottom of the European blue chip index, electronics company ams OSRAM fell 6% after outlining its new strategy at its Capital Markets Day. Markets remain closely attuned to developments in Ukraine and prospects for central bank policy around the world in the face of surging inflation. The United States and

Europe Markets Closing Report | Monday, April 4, 2022:

Source: cnbc.com European markets close higher amid talk of further Russia sanctions Elliot Smith 3-4 minutes LONDON — European markets closed higher on Monday as Western powers prepare more sanctions against Russia following allegations of civilian massacres in Ukrainian towns. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up 0.4% by mid-afternoon after a cautious morning. Autos and tech stocks gained 1.2% while insurance stocks fell 1%. Ukraine's top prosecutor said 410 bodies had been found in towns recaptured from retreating Russian forces around Kyiv as part of an investigation into possible war crimes, while Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia of genocide. Russia has denied allegations that its forces killed civilians in Bucha, 23 miles northwest of Kyiv. The European Union plans to introduce fresh sanctions against Moscow in the wake of the new reported atrocities, wit

Europe Markets Closing Report | Friday, April 1, 2022:

  Source: cnbc.com European stocks close higher to start second quarter; Russia-Ukraine in focus Elliot Smith 4-5 minutes LONDON — European markets closed higher to start the second quarter on Friday, with talks between Russia and Ukraine continuing to guide investor sentiment. TICKER COMPANY NAME PRICE CHANGE %CHANGE VOLUME .FTSE FTSE 100 *FTSE 7542.16 26.48 0.35 480749517 .GDAXI DAX *DAX 14456.42 41.67 0.29 51840757 .FCHI CAC 40 Index CAC 6684.31 24.44 0.37 65149536 The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed up by 0.6% provisionally, with miners climbing 2.2% to lead the gains as almost all sectors and major bourses traded in positive territory. In terms of individual share price movement, British advertising company S4 Capital climbed 13% to more than recover from Thursday’s losses, which came after the company pulled its quarterly results due to an auditing delay. The upward move came as Permian Investment

Europe Markets Closing Report I Tuesday, March 29, 2022:

 Source: cnbc.com European stocks close higher as Ukraine-Russia talks raise hopes; Stoxx 600 up 1.6% Elliot Smith, Holly Ellyatt 3-4 minutes LONDON — European stocks closed higher on Tuesday as another round of Ukraine-Russia talks got underway. The pan-European Stoxx 600 provisionally closed up by 1.6%, with autos soaring 5.96% to lead the gains as all sectors traded in positive territory except basic resources and oil and gas, which fell 2.4% and 2.1% respectively. In terms of individual share price movement, French auto parts maker Faurecia added nearly 17% to lead the Stoxx 600 amid a rally in auto stocks. On the opposite end of the benchmark, German chemicals firm K+S fell almost 11%. The gains in Europe came as investors in the region remained focused on developments in Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Face-to-face talks between the two sides resumed in Turkey on Tuesday . Markets extended gains Tuesday a

Europe Markets Closing Report | Monday, March 28, 2022.

  Source: cnbc.com European stocks close higher as investors follow Ukraine developments Elliot Smith, Holly Ellyatt 3-4 minutes LONDON — European stocks closed higher on Monday as investors continued monitoring developments in the war between Ukraine and Russia. The pan-European Stoxx 600 provisionally closed up by 0.3%, with auto shares climbing 1.2% to lead the gains as most sectors and major bourses entered positive territory. Global markets are watching events in Ukraine closely more than a month after Russia began its invasion of the country. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy  has reiterated that  his country is prepared to discuss adopting a neutral status as part of a peace deal with Russia. Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has sought to clarify President Joe Biden's comments that Russian President Vladimir Putin  "cannot remain in power." Read our live updates on t

Europe Markets Closing Report | Thursday, March 24, 2022:

  Source: cnbc.com European markets close slightly lower as investors monitor EU, G-7 summits; Daimler Truck jumps 7% Elliot Smith, Holly Ellyatt 2-3 minutes LONDON — European stocks closed slightly lower on Thursday with regional investors keeping a close eye on developments in Ukraine, and key meetings of NATO, EU and G-7 leaders in Brussels. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed lower by less than 0.1%, having given back earlier gains. Retail stocks dropped 1.4% while telecoms added 1%. Global markets closely followed high-profile meetings in Brussels on Thursday with a NATO summit, a meeting of EU leaders, and a G-7 summit taking place. The war in Ukraine is top of the agenda as Russia's invasion continues. U.S. President Joe Biden is attending the meetings and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy joined the NATO summit via video link. Stock picks and investing trends from CNBC Pro: On

Europe Markets Closing Report | Wednesday, March 23, 2022:

  Source: cnbc.com European stocks close lower as Ukraine war, inflation weigh; Stoxx 600 down 1% Elliot Smith, Holly Ellyatt 2 minutes LONDON — European stocks closed lower on Wednesday as global investors continued to assess inflation concerns and Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The pan-European Stoxx 600 provisionally closed down by 1%, with utilities stocks falling 2.4% to lead losses while oil and gas stocks bucked the downward trend to add 2%. In terms of individual share price movement, Dutch insurer Aegon climbed 2.6% after announcing that the sales of its businesses in Poland, Romania and Turkey are expected to be completed in 2022, while its Hungarian arm will be sold to Vienna Insurance Group. At the bottom of the European blue chip index, Swedish financial group SEB fell 9% on its ex-dividend date. UK Spring Statement Stock picks and investing trends from CNBC Pro: European traders cont

Europe Markets Closing Report: March 1, 2021.

Source: cnbc.com European markets close sharply lower; Russian convoy heads for Kyiv; Stoxx 600 down 2.2% Elliot Smith, Holly Ellyatt 2-3 minutes LONDON — European stocks closed firmly lower on Tuesday amid reports that a significant Russian convoy is heading toward Ukraine's capital Kyiv. The pan-European Stoxx 600 dropped 2.2% by the close, with travel and leisure stocks plunging 7% to lead losses as most sectors and major bourses slid into negative territory. Basic resources bucked the downward trend to add 1%. Russia appeared to have upped the ante in its invasion of Ukraine overnight with reports and satellite imagery emerging of a long convoy, some 40 miles (65km) long, of Russian military vehicles heading towards Ukraine's capital Kyiv. The satellite images were taken by Maxar Technologies on Monday and show a convoy of armored trucks travelling sometimes two or three

Europe Markets Closing Report on Wednesday February 2022.

 Source:  cnbc.com European stocks close higher on strong earnings; Ocado up 6% Elliot Smith, Holly Ellyatt 2-3 minutes LONDON — European stocks closed higher on Wednesday as traders digested a strong set of corporate results. The pan-European Stoxx 600 provisionally closed up 0.5% with most sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Tech stocks got a boost despite lingering interest rate fears, with the sector climbing 0.2% after Google parent company Alphabet reported a profit beat Tuesday. Corporate earnings were a key driver of individual share price action on Wednesday, with reports coming from TeamViewer , Santander , Julius Baer , Glencore , Novartis and Vodafone , among others. British online supermarket Ocado climbed 6.6% to lead the Stoxx 600 after Credit Suisse double upgraded the stock to "outperform" and raised its price target. Julius Baer slid 6.5% to the bottom of the European blue chip

Europe Markets Closing Report on Wednesday 29, 202 by CNBC

 Source: cnbc.com European stocks mostly lower in holiday-thinned trade; UK's FTSE up 0.6% Matt Clinch 2-3 minutes LONDON – European stocks closed mostly lower Wednesday as holiday-thinned trading continued in the region. The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 index ended the day down 0.2%. British and Irish markets reopened after the Christmas holiday period. The FTSE 100 was up 0.6%, playing catchup with other indexes in the region. Global investors are looking for a  Santa Claus rally  to close out a year in which the S&P 500 has rallied more than 29%. The benchmark index historically gains during the Santa Claus rally — the final five trading days of the current year and the first two of the new year. The period began Monday. U.S. stocks were little changed following a mixed session on Tuesday. Market players have spent recent weeks juggling concerns over new Covid restrictions and tighter central bank p

Europe Markets Closing Report on Monday, December 20, 2021:

 Source: cnbc.com European markets close lower as omicron worries intensify; Stoxx 600 down 1.4% Elliot Smith 3 minutes LONDON — European markets closed sharply lower on Monday as the rapid spread of the omicron Covid-19 variant triggers stricter containment measures across the continent. The pan-European Stoxx 600 provisionally ended the session around 1.4% lower, with autos shedding 2.7% to lead losses as all sectors and major bourses slid into negative territory. The Netherlands entered full lockdown on Sunday until mid-January , and the possibility of tighter restrictions being imposed over the Christmas holidays and into the new year looms over a number of European countries amid an unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases. From Monday, only German citizens, residents and transit passengers will be allowed to enter Germany from the U.K., with all inbound travelers required to quarantine for 14 days irres