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Markets show hope for resolve in Spain over Catalan independence
The euro slipped against its major peers early on Monday as markets digested the German election result.
Traders appeared concerned over the
Maybe it's time to schedule that shopping trip to New York: the single currency has hit its strongest level against the dollar in over two years.
Greece has returned to the bond markets selling debt to private investors for the first time in three years.
The sale of around 3 billion euros of
Sterling dropped as much as 2.5 percent as the UK election results came through, while the FTSE share index opened higher.
The pound recorded
Shares in the company Amazon have gone past the 1,000 dollar mark for the first time.
It is a major new milestone for the online seller, which has
Brazil's Bovespa index fell 10 percent on a report President Michel Temer condoned an attempt to silence a potential witness in a corruption probe.
Worries about political turmoil in the United States led investors to sell shares on Wednesday. The dollar also lost value against other currencies.
Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to pump less through until March 2018 to further cut the huge amount of oil in storage around the world.
After a brief bounce, European indices mostly dipped into the red as investors shifted their focus from politics to monetary policy.
Oil prices have been on a roller coaster ride from oversupply worries, strong opinion poll numbers for French centrist Macron boosted share prices.
Twitter - the social media platform beloved by US president Donald Trump - saw its shares surgeafter it added a lot more users that had been expected.
Europe's stock markets made moderate gains on Tuesday with as investors shifted their focus from politics to business fundamentals.
There were no surprises from the first round of the French election which meant a relief rally for the European stock markets and beyond.
France's CAC40 underperformed other European indexes on Friday with investors cautious ahead of the first round of the presidential election.
United Airlines may lose hundreds of millions of euros as the airline faces continued backlash after dragging a passenger from an overbooked flight.
Investors in Europe were edgy on Friday following the US air strikes in Syria, but stocks erased most of their initial losses after US officials called the attack a one-off event that would not lead t
Stockmarkets dipped on news of the US airstrikes in Syria, but generally recovered after Washington officials said there would be "no escalation".
Markets show restraint as Brexit comes into being
G20 finance chiefs meeting in Germany on Saturday have failed to renew a pledge to bolster free trade.
Audi premised have been searched by German authorities in connection with the scandal over emissions tests by its parent company Volkswagen.
Zara owner Inditex, the world's biggest clothing retailer, has reported a 10 percent jump in annual net profit.
The global financial crisis that the US housing-market crash triggered in 2008 carried important lessons about how fragile the financial system is in the face of a housing-market collapse. Unfortunately, policymakers have not yet fully applied them.
A merger between the London Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse looks to be heading for collapse over competition issues.
Investor optimism based on President Trump's tax change promises pushed up share prices on Wall Street on Monday. European markets also gained.
By Richard Baldwin, professor of international economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva
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