European stocks rose Thursday as traders renewed bets on an economic recovery, ahead of an European Central Bank meeting in which the central bank will communicate its intention to keep monetary policy loose for the forese...
It was the second straight banner day for a private-equity firm in London, with 3i Group rising after reporting its latest results.
Day two of a bounce for stocks was under way, with plenty of earnings for investors to absorb.
The FTSE 100 further trimmed its weekly losses on Wednesday amid a flurry of earnings and data showing a drop in borrowing, but a surge in spending.
European stocks rose and U.S. futures gained ground on Tuesday, setting a partial recovery after the worst session in the year amid worries about the lingering COVID-19 pandemic.
The FTSE 100 dropped 2.7% in late-afternoon trade, putting the benchmark index on track for the worst session since Sept. 21, when it sank 3.4%.
European stocks skidded on Monday as travel and leisure stocks fell.
Modest gains for European stocks greeted investors on Friday. U.S. equity futures were steady ahead of retail sales data.
Friday's session was marked with a cluster of corporate news that was sending shares of three big heavyweights lower.
Stocks in London slipped in step with losses for European indexes. Deal news and earnigns were moving some shares in a big way.
British banks welcomed good news on Tuesday after COVID-19 pandemic-era curbs on dividends and share buybacks were ended by the Bank of England.
Stock markets in Europe opened slightly lower but were holding firm after French and German data showed no further rise in inflation last month, as all eyes turned to the release of the key U.S. Consumer Price Index later ...
Worries about new taxes on the aviation sector sent the sector lower on Monday.
Stocks were taking news of a slip in U.K. growth in stride.
Resource stocks were driving gains for stocks in London on Wednesday as oil prices climbed and Royal Dutch Shell said it would lift its investor payout to shareholders.
Resource stocks helped push Europe stocks higher, with sportswear makers helping out.
Tough restrictions on people traveling from the U.K. and four other countries to Germany have been eased, opening up quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated visitors and those with COVID-19 antibodies.
Private-equity firms are circling U.K. supermarket chain Wm Morrison Supermarkets, driving the stock higher on Monday.