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DAX Drifts Lower Amid Geopolitical Tensions

German stocks were subdued on Tuesday as oil prices weakened and an escalation of tensions in the Middle East served to curb investors’ risk appetite ahead of some key risk events due this week, including the U.K. general election, the ...

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European Markets Pull Back In Cautious Trading

The European markets ended the first session of the new trading week with modest losses. Investors were in a cautious mood following the latest terrorist attack in London over the weekend. Some markets also remained closed for a holiday Monday, ...

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European Shares Drift Lower In Cautious Trade

European stocks inched lower in cautious trade on Monday after the World Bank kept its outlook for the global economy unchanged, but warned that a lack of clarity about the size of an expected U.S. fiscal stimulus and a buildup ...

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FTSE 100 Gives Up Early Gains

U.K. shares gave up early gains to inch lower on Monday after survey data from IHS Markit and Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply showed the U.K. service sector activity growth eased more-than-expected in May to the weakest level in ...

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European Markets Fall Again As Investors Turn Defensive

The European markets ended Tuesday’s session in the red, extending the weakness of the previous day. Investors have taken on a more defensive attitude, fleeing riskier investments in favor of safe havens. Investor sentiment has taken a hit from the ...

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European Shares Extend Declines For Second Day

European stocks fell for a second straight session on Tuesday, as oil prices weakened below $50 a barrel and an escalation of tensions in the Middle East served to keep investors’ risk appetite in check ahead of some key events ...

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FTSE 100 Drifts Lower Ahead Of General Election

U.K. stocks fell on Tuesday, with resource and energy stocks coming under selling pressure, as oil prices fell further below $50 a barrel on speculation that a diplomatic rift among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world ...

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CAC 40 Subdued As Oil Extends Losses

French shares retreated on Tuesday as oil prices fell further below $50 a barrel on speculation that a diplomatic rift among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world could hamper a global deal to reduce oil production. ...

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