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  • EMEA Morning Briefing: Stocks to Edge Higher; China Restricts Travel Again as Cases Spike

    Germany Ifo Index; Bundesbank Monthly Report; updates from Galp Energia, Hermes, HSBC, SSAB. Europe is set for a positive open despite a mixed Asian session so far, as China restricts some travel following a Covid spike. The dollar and Treasury yields were lower, while U.S. oil and gold made further gains.

  • EUROPEAN MIDDAY BRIEFING: Stocks Rise as Evergrande News Lifts Asia

    European stocks rose Friday, cheered by news that troubled property group Evergrande had made an overdue interest payment to international bondholders. "An early payment from the Chinese property giant reassured investors, as the likelihood of a default and associated risk to the financial system faded. However, this optimistic mood may be short-lived as investors' biggest concern remains inflation, "said ActivTrades analyst Pierre Veyret.

  • North American Morning Briefing: Stock Futures Pause After S&P 500 Hits Record

    American Express results; Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly speaks at American Enterprise Institute virtual event on "Facing an uncertain world: The Federal Reserve and climate risk". Stock futures crept lower Friday, putting the S&P 500 on course to break a seven-day winning streak that included a fresh record high. Stocks have risen in recent days on strong earnings, shaking off concerns about inflation and supply-chain problems that threaten the...

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    S&P 500 Edges Higher to Record. U.S. stock indexes were mixed amid another batch of major earnings from companies including AT&T and Blackstone. Jobless Claims Fall to Pandemic Low Behind Tight Labor Market.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Stocks Waver Amid Earnings, Jobless Data. U.S. stock indexes were mixed amid another batch of major earnings from companies including AT&T and Blackstone. Jobless Claims Fall to Pandemic Low Behind Tight Labor Market.

  • EUROPEAN MIDDAY BRIEFING: Airlines, Energy Majors Lift Stocks

    European shares posted modest gains Friday, supported by travel, energy and bank stocks. In London, the FTSE 100 continued to rally, hitting a 19- month high, as the travel sector was lifted by the easing of coronavirus testing rules for travelers returning to England. Energy shares rose on higher oil prices while U.K. banks rallied after strong earnings from U.S. rivals.

  • EMEA Morning Briefing: Stocks to Rise, Bolstered by Wall Street Rally

    Watch For: Eurozone Trade Balance, New Passenger Car Registrations; France, Italy CPI; Italy Foreign Trade EU; updates from Pearson, X5 Retail, Mediclinic, Hargreaves Lansdown, Rio Tinto, Hargreaves Lansdown, Ashmore, Evraz, DS Smith, TCS Group. Stocks could finish the week higher after broad-based rally in U.S. stocks. The dollar was a touch weaker against major currencies while the Japanese yen weakened as risk appetite increased. 10- year treasury yields rose slightly to 1.525%.

  • EUROPEAN MIDDAY BRIEFING: Inflation Fears Hold, But Stocks on the Rise

    European stocks posted solid gains on Thursday as the debate over the impact of higher inflation remained front and center, while investors continued to look ahead to the coming wave of U.S. corporate earnings reports. "Equity markets appear to have shaken off their caution of recent weeks and are moving higher in unison this morning," wrote Chris Beauchamp, Chief Market Analyst at IG. CPI print and this morning's robust Chinese PPI figure have not dented investor enthusiasm for...

  • EMEA Morning Briefing: Stocks to Open Higher After S&P 500 Snaps Losing Streak

    Ifo Joint Economic Forecast of German economic research institutes; ECB's Elderson speaks; updates from Galp Energia, Vinci, easyJet. Stocks should open higher after U.S. stocks rose in a choppy session. Dollar weakened against major currencies.

  • EUROPEAN MIDDAY BRIEFING - Stocks Rise Despite Inflation Fears

    European markets mostly rose after upbeat export data boosted Chinese stocks, though inflation fears remain. Stocks have been weighed down by fears about inflation in recent days, stoked by rising energy prices and continued bottlenecks in supply chains. Investors are trying to gauge the effect this could have on central bank support for the economy and whether the higher costs for raw materials and energy will erode profits as third-quarter earnings season kicks off.

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