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European stocks rise as Chinese concerns ease

European shares rose this morning, lifted by gains on Asian and US markets. Germany’s DAX opened two to 2.8 percent higher while France’s CAC 40 was

European shares rose this morning, lifted by gains on Asian and US markets. Germany’s DAX opened two to 2.8 percent higher while France’s CAC 40 was

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Asian markets steady their nerves.

Stocks in the Asia-Pacific region got off to a solid start on Thursday morning after global markets started to regain their footing. A sharp rebound

Stocks in the Asia-Pacific region got off to a solid start on Thursday morning after global markets started to regain their footing. A sharp rebound

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Europe's markets claw back some ground after sell-off

After what is being dubbed “Black Monday,” there appeared to be a rosier Tuesday in store for the markets – in Europe at least. Shares made gains

After what is being dubbed “Black Monday,” there appeared to be a rosier Tuesday in store for the markets – in Europe at least. Shares made gains

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Chinese problems lead to plunging markets

Monday was a nerve-wracking day for traders on the world’s stock markets with equities plummeting off the back of China’s ongoing problems. European

Monday was a nerve-wracking day for traders on the world’s stock markets with equities plummeting off the back of China’s ongoing problems. European

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Markets rise on hopes Greek debt deal is within reach

European shares lifted to their highest rate in over a week as markets gleaned a sliver of hope that a deal between Greece and its international

European shares lifted to their highest rate in over a week as markets gleaned a sliver of hope that a deal between Greece and its international

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DowJones closes at another record high

The Dow Jones index has extended its record-breaking run by closing modestly higher but still at another record. The index rose 42.47 points to

The Dow Jones index has extended its record-breaking run by closing modestly higher but still at another record. The index rose 42.47 points to

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Dow Jones at historic high

The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit an all time record as soon as the opening bell rang at the New York stock exchange on Wednesday. The rally

The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit an all time record as soon as the opening bell rang at the New York stock exchange on Wednesday. The rally

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European shares rally after Obama win

European stocks rallied early on Wednesday as the re-election of U.S. President Barack Obama fuelled expectation the Federal Reserve’s loose monetary

European stocks rallied early on Wednesday as the re-election of U.S. President Barack Obama fuelled expectation the Federal Reserve’s loose monetary

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Burberry bounces back

Burberry had its best trading day in more than three years on Thursday in London. The share price of the UK’s largest luxury-goods maker surged by

Burberry had its best trading day in more than three years on Thursday in London. The share price of the UK’s largest luxury-goods maker surged by

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German investor optimism climbs

German investor confidence is at its highest level since the middle of 2010 according the latest monthly survey by the ZEW institute. Germany

German investor confidence is at its highest level since the middle of 2010 according the latest monthly survey by the ZEW institute. Germany

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Iran tension boosts oil prices

Brent crude has been at its highest price in nine months — above $124 a barrel. US light crude also hit a nine-month high this week. The

Brent crude has been at its highest price in nine months — above $124 a barrel. US light crude also hit a nine-month high this week. The

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Greece and Iran push up oil prices

Oil prices steadied on Friday with Brent crude near $120 a barrel. They had been pushed up by hopes for a long-awaited Greek bailout deal and

Oil prices steadied on Friday with Brent crude near $120 a barrel. They had been pushed up by hopes for a long-awaited Greek bailout deal and

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Big chill boosts European energy prices

European energy prices have shot up on a combination of bitterly cold weather across the region and Iran’s talk of banning oil exports to some

European energy prices have shot up on a combination of bitterly cold weather across the region and Iran’s talk of banning oil exports to some