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  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Stocks Rebound After Steep Drop. Stocks, oil prices and bond yields rose, a day after markets were rattled on concerns that the spread of Covid-19 variants would set back the economic recovery. Infrastructure Vote Approaches Without Final Agreement in Place.

  • North American Morning Briefing: Markets Stabilize After Worst Fall for Stocks in Months

    Housing Starts for June; Canadian National Railway Co. 2 Q earnings; Netflix Inc. 2 Q earnings. Stock futures pointed to a rebound Tuesday, after major indexes tumbled Monday on concerns over the spread of Covid-19 variants and potential setbacks to the economic recovery. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose, suggesting a reversal for the blue-chip index that fell more than 700 points Monday in its worst session since October.

  • EMEA Morning Briefing: Stocks to Stem Losses for Now

    Eurozone Balance of Payments, ECB Bank Lending Survey; Germany PPI; Italy Balance of Payments; updates from UBS, Alstom, Remy Cointreau, Salvatore Ferragamo, Ubisoft, Electrolux, Volvo, SKF, Telenor, easyJet, Anglo American, BHP, Anglo American Platinum, Intermediate Capital, Vodacom, Telenor. Europe is in line for a calmer opening session on Tuesday, although escalating worries about Covid's delta variant will likely cap any gains for stocks. In Asia, most equity benchmarks were lower,...

  • EUROPEAN MIDDAY BRIEFING: Stocks Slump as Travel Companies Tumble on Virus Worries

    European stocks skidded on Monday as travel and leisure stocks fell. The Stoxx Europe 600 fell on worries about the inability of major economies to return to normality as the COVID-19 pandemic lingers even with the emergence of vaccines. Airline stocks were among the worst performers.

  • North American Morning Briefing: Stock Futures, Oil Drop as Delta Variant Sends Investors Into Bonds

    NAHB Housing Index for July; International Business Machines Corp. 2 Q earning. Stock futures, oil prices and government bond yields slid, amid concerns that the spread of the delta coronavirus variant and rising inflation would hold back the global economy. Surging cases of the coronavirus in many parts of the world, including highly-vaccinated countries such as the U.K., have prompted investors to dial down their expectations of economic growth in the coming months.

  • EMEA Morning Briefing: Heightened Fears Over Covid, Inflation to Hit Shares

    Eurozone Construction Output; updates from Societe Generale de Surveillance, Vinci, Assa Abloy. Worries about the impact of persistent Covid-19 outbreaks and rising inflation on global economic prospects will hit European shares on Monday. In Asia, stocks were mostly lower, while safe havens such as the dollar, the yen and government bonds gained.

  • FTSE 100 Rises as Travel, Leisure Stocks Gain; Burberry Falls

    FTSE 100 Index Rises as Travel, Leisure Stocks Gain; Burberry Falls. The U.K.' s FTSE 100 was up 0.5% at 7049.05 in early trade, tracking gains in European stocks and led by gains for travel and leisure stocks ahead of an easing of all pandemic-related restrictions in England from Monday. Whitbread, which owns the Premier Inn hotel brand, rises 3%, while InterContinental Hotels was up 2.6% and British Airways-owner International Consolidated Airlines gains 2.4%.

  • EMEA Morning Briefing: Stocks to Rise, Economic Worries Persist

    EU Harmonised CPI; EU Foreign trade; trading updates from Compagnie Financiere Richemont, Swedbank, Autoliv, Burberry, GroupHomeserve. Stocks to rise at open after U.S. stocks ended mixed. Oil falls and gold edges lower.

  • North American Morning Briefing: Stock Futures Struggle Ahead of Claims Data, Powell Testimony

    Industrial Production& Capacity Utilization for June, UnitedHealth Group Inc. 2 Q earnings, Morgan Stanley 2 Q earnings. Stock futures wobbled Thursday ahead of fresh data that will indicate the pace of recovery in the labor market and commentary from the Federal Reserve's chief. The major indexes are hovering near all-time highs on signs of the economy rebounding and stronger-than-expected corporate earnings.

  • EUROPEAN MIDDAY BRIEFING: More Consumer Price Data Adds Fuel to Inflation Debate

    European stocks headed lower on Wednesday, as consumer price data from the U.K. added more fuel to the raging debate over inflation concerns. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 0.3% while in London the FTSE 100 declined 0.5%. The U.K. consumer price index climbed 2.5% year-over-year in June, outpacing estimates of a 2% rise as transport, clothing, and cakes led CPI higher.

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