Stoxx Europe 600 ends lower as banks, tech weigh

Stoxx Europe 600 ends lower as banks, tech weigh

European stocks closed lower Monday, with a decline shares of technology shares and banks overshadowing gains in the oil-and-gas sector. How are markets performing? The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.16% […]

Fast Europe Open: UK services PMI, eurozone Sentix

Fast Europe Open: UK services PMI, eurozone Sentix

Dominic Raab, Brexit secretary, has urged Theresa May to back a hardline plan over the Irish border as exit talks reach a climax in Brussels, in a move that has created tensions at the top of the UK government.  Mr Raab, a Eurosceptic, wants Britain to have the right to pull out unilaterally from any […]

Rick Steves: Europe's rich history of building – and tearing down – walls

Rick Steves: Europe's rich history of building – and tearing down – walls

Wandering the ruins of Hadrian’s Wall is a highlight of any visit to northern England. Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli I’m so glad borders and walls are out of fashion in Europe. The continent’s many proud nations don’t always get along, but they have learned to respect each other — making it possible for peace to flourish. […]

EU, E3 condemn US for reimposing sanctions on Iran, vow to protect trade

EU, E3 condemn US for reimposing sanctions on Iran, vow to protect trade

France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the European Union have jointly condemned Washington’s fresh sanctions on Iran’s economy, vowing to protect European firms doing business with Tehran. In a joint statement issued on Friday, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and the E3 ministers of foreign affairs and finance expressed “deep regret” over the US reimposition […]

Investor sentiment in Europe is sinking despite a solid earnings season

Investor sentiment in Europe is sinking despite a solid earnings season

European equities lost ground in October despite solid third-quarter results for most companies across the region. Europe’s benchmark Stoxx 600 index fell 6 percent for the month, despite a strong 1.7 percent rally on the final session of trade. This comes as revenue and earnings-per-share (an important metric used by traders to gauge a company’s […]

NHL planning more games in Europe to expand footprint

NHL planning more games in Europe to expand footprint

When the Florida Panthers and Winnipeg Jets wrap up their NHL Global Series games on Friday, it will mark 31 regular season games played outside of North America in league history. That number will continue to grow when the 2019-20 season arrives. Ahead of Thursday’s game in Helsinki, Commissioner Gary Bettman said the league is […]

AP finds almost 4900 migrants headed to Europe go missing

AP finds almost 4900 migrants headed to Europe go missing

RAS JEBEL, Tunisia — When Khalid Arfaoui’s friends knocked on his door in May 2011 to signal their departure by boat from Tunisia to Europe, it wasn’t fear that held him back, but a lack of cash. Everyone needed to chip in to pay for the boat, gas and supplies, and he was short about […]

European markets rally amid earnings; L'Oreal shares surge 6%

European markets rally amid earnings; L'Oreal shares surge 6%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 rose 1.6 percent in mid-afternoon deals, with all sectors in positive territory. France’s CAC 40 index led the gains among the major bourses, trading more than 2.2 percent higher. Europe’s basic resources stocks were the top performers, surging more than 3.3 percent higher amid stronger-than-anticipated earnings news. Despite the late-October rally, […]

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