Category Archives: Europe

Europe shares close higher; hits 1-year high after Dow breaks 20,000; Actelion surges up 19%

European stocks closed higher on Thursday extending the bullish sentiment that took the Dow Jones industrial average to an all-time high. Actelion shares surge Symbol Name Price Change %Change Volume FTSE FTSE 7160.17 -1.32 -0.02% 360594796 DAX DAX 11825.56 -23.07

U.K. Brexit Boom Still Sees Economy Plagued by Old Problems

The U.K. economy is maintaining its stellar performance since the Brexit vote, but the reasons may be cause for concern. Growth beat expectations again in the fourth quarter, coming in at 0.6 percent, but the make-up of the performance hints

European markets close higher on earnings; Logitech up 15%; Deutsche Bank rises 5%

European markets closed higher on Wednesday as investors took cues from overseas markets and digested fresh earnings reports. Banks drive stocks higher Symbol Name Price Change %Change Volume FTSE FTSE 7178.31 13.88 0.19% 366459374 DAX DAX 11865.44 59.39 0.50% 38272228

European markets close higher; BT shares plunge 20%

European markets closed higher on Tuesday as investors digested fresh economic data and earnings reports. Symbol Name Price Change %Change Volume FTSE FTSE 7150.34 -0.84 -0.01% 6030000 DAX DAX 11594.94 — UNCH 0% 0 CAC CAC 4830.03 — UNCH 0%

U.K. Economy’s Brexit Success Still Has Companies Fretting

The U.K. economy may have cleared its 2016 Brexit test, but that’s not easing companies’ concern about the approaching challenges. Days before figures are predicted to show a healthy 0.5 percent expansion in the last quarter of 2016, businesses from airline

Parliament must vote before UK can trigger Brexit, top court rules

By Michael Holden and Estelle Shirbon | LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May must give parliament a vote before she can formally start Britain’s exit from the European Union, the UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, giving lawmakers who oppose her

Dollar unsettled, stocks subdued by Trump’s protectionism

By Wayne Cole | SYDNEY The dollar struggled in Asia on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump’s focus on protectionism ahead of fiscal stimulus fueled suspicions his administration might be content to gain a competitive advantage through a weaker currency.

Brexit Flight to Shift 30,000 Jobs to Poland, Minister Says

Poland will attract as many as 30,000 British jobs to its business-service sector this year, its government said, as the biggest eastern European Union member tries to lure companies considering leaving the U.K. after it voted to depart from the

European markets lower after ECB keeps interest rates unchanged; Zodiac Aerospace up 22%

European markets closed slightly lower on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced it would keep its monetary policy stance unchanged. Symbol Name Price Change %Change Volume FTSE FTSE 7208.44 -39.17 -0.54% 771560339 DAX DAX 11596.89 — UNCH 0% 0

European stocks close slightly higher; Pearson down 28%

European stocks closed slightly higher on Wednesday as investors digested a number of corporate reports. Symbol Name Price Change %Change Volume FTSE FTSE 7205.70 -41.91 -0.58% 165725201 DAX DAX 11584.85 -14.54 -0.13% 21930795 CAC CAC 4840.90 -12.50 -0.26% 29664191 IBEX