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Jun.15 -- Glencore Plc is testing the limits of U.S. sanctions by resuming payments to its partner in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Dan Gertler, as part of an effort to keep access to valuable mining assets. Bloomberg's Lynn Thomasson reports on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."
Shareholders in 22 of the country’s biggest listed banks are in line for a record haul of almost $170bn in dividends and stock buybacks over the coming year, according to Barclays research, about a quarter more than in 2017.
Should we set greater store by art that carries the biggest price tag? As one of the capital’s best-known showcases of contemporary work, the exhibition will provide exposure that may well nudge up the electronic price tag on Ara’s steel-and-neon creation even further.
The FTSE 100 initially tried to rally during the week, breaking out towards the 7800 level before turning right back around to form a shooting star. This is an area that has been very noisy to begin with, and it is a recent high, so it makes sense that we continue to struggle to find directionality.
The FTSE 100 has broken down significantly during the trading session on Friday, as there is a lot of geopolitical concerns out there. What I find interesting though is that we are starting to find support at the bottom of the recent consolidation area.
U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies. The White House announced tariffs on $50 billion of imports from China, and China's almost-immediate response was a promise to retaliate with its own of the same scale. Stocks sank from the start of trading, and the S&P 500 was down 0.7 percent at one point before paring its loss as the day progressed.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.
Bank stocks fall after ECB callGetty A container ship from China Shipping Line is loaded at the main container port in Hamburg, Germany. The broader Stoxx Europe 600 Index (^STOXX) fell 1% to 389.13, topped by the consumer goods and industrial sectors. Germany’s DAX 30 index (^GDAXI) retreated by 0.7% to 13,010.55, but posted a 1.9% weekly advance, and Spain’s IBEX 35 (^IBEX) dropped 1.1% to 9,851, but held on to a 1.1% weekly climb.
The S&P 500 was down 11 points or 0.41% to 2,771.16 as of 9:38 AM ET (13:38 GMT) while the Dow composite decreased 181 points or 0.72% to 24,993.69 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite fell over 39 points or 0.51% to 7,721.38.
Investing.com – U.S. futures slumped on Friday as trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalated.The S&P 500 futures was down 11 points or 0.42% to 2,776.75 as of 6:45 AM ET (10:45 GMT) while Dow futures decreased 152 points or 0.60% to 25,058.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures fell 19 points or 0.26% to 7,292.25.U.S. President Donald Trump announced tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods, with a list of 800 products expected to revealed on Friday. It is unclear what goods will be impacted and when the tariffs will go into effect. ...
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index closed higher on Thursday and broke the two-day losing streak. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index opened higher on June 15 and was trading with mixed sentiment in the morning session.
Earnings news drove Adobe and Canada Goose, while trade-sensitive stocks dived Friday on the latest skirmish in the U.S. and China trade war.
U.K. stocks fell Friday, pulling back from a nearly four-week high, with mining stocks knocked by worries about escalating tensions between the U.S. and China on trade issues.
Rolls-Royce rallied 13 per cent on Friday after the maker of jet engines said it is “well-placed” to exceed its target of £1bn of free cash flow by 2020. The British group led the benchmark FTSE 100 index ...
It also follows Mr Trump’s decisions in recent weeks to begin levying tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Canada, the EU and Japan, provoking a rift with G7 allies. The Hang Seng index in Hong Kong was flat.
The FTSE 100 exploded to the upside reaching towards the 7775 handle. That’s an area that has been the top of the overall consolidation area that the market has been in for some time, so it makes sense that the market has struggled a bit to break above there.
Oil and mining stocks led the FTSE 100 to a triple-digit loss in response to the White House’s announcement of $50bn in new tariffs on Chinese imports. Pressure on emerging market currencies also hit financial ...
A defining test is hurtling towards Margrethe Vestager, Europe’s antitrust enforcer, as she enters the final year of her mandate. The Dane must rule on the merger of two national darlings — French trainmaker Alstom and the railway division of Siemens, its German rival. CRRC, the world’s largest train maker, was formed in 2015 to sell trains and services into Europe and beyond and enjoys Beijing’s backing.
One of the U.K.’s biggest companies looks set to leave the FTSE 100, the country’s blue chip stock index. Unilever PLC said Thursday it was “extremely unlikely” it would keep a place in the index after it consolidates its British and Dutch legal structure in the Netherlands. It currently operates as two separately listed companies, Unilever PLC in the U.K. and Unilever NV in the Netherlands.
Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus. Upbeat U.S. data helped bolstered ...
Chinese growth concerns were the one big drag on the market and mining stocksReutersEuropean Central Bank President Mario Draghi will hold a press conference Thursday. Stocks across Europe surged by the most in more than two months as the euro got walloped following the European Central Bank’s policy decision to wrap up crisis-era bond purchases by the end of 2018 and keep interest rates low for at least another year. The ECB’s plan’s to bring its easy-money programs to an end, on the back of an improving economic picture in Europe, were widely expected.
Rolls-Royce to cut thousands of jobsAFP/Shares of London-listed miners were buffeted by concerns about China’s economic health. U.K. stocks on Thursday finished at the highest level in about four weeks as the pound weakened following the European Central Bank’s decision to begin gradually closing the chapter on its crisis-era monetary policy. Upbeat domestic retail sales figures offset worries about slowing economic growth in China, which had hobbled shares of mining companies in early trade.
The S&P 500 was up eight points or 0.32% to 2,784.38 as of 9:41 AM ET (13:41 GMT) while the Dow composite increased 77 points or 0.31% to 25,278.83 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite rose over 40 points or 0.53% to 7,736.31.
European stocks rallied to close higher Thursday afternoon after the European Central Bank (ECB) provided the market with clues on the end of its massive bond-buying program.