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  • price to earnings calculations

    European markets closed higher on Tuesday as traders digested another slew of earnings and oil prices weighed.

  • *LME lead risks long liquidation if breaks $1,800- Triland. LONDON, July 26- Copper, zinc and nickel touched one-week lows on Tuesday on market uncertainty ahead of the U.S. central bank meeting and as investors sold to book profits from a recent rally. Our economists think markets have become too complacent about the outlook for U.S. monetary policy, "said analyst...

  • WASHINGTON— The Conference Board releases its report on consumer confidence in July at 10 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. BEFORE BREXIT: Last month's survey was conducted before Britain voted June 23 to leave the European Union— a surprise decision that rocked financial markets and added considerable uncertainty to the global economic outlook.

  • Have to solve very quickly the issue of BMPS: Professor

    Is the bad debt situation in Italy accelerating? Stefano Caselli, professor of banking and insurance at Bocconi University, weighs in about the state of Italy’s banks, in particular BMPS.

  • Europeans feared UK fund industry collapse: Pro

    Was there a lesson for investors on the 24th June, when the U.K. voted to leave the European Union? Michelle McGrade, chief investment officer at TD Direct Investing, discusses.

  • European banks under the spotlight

    Commerzbank’s operating profit has fallen in the second quarter, demonstrating that Italy’s banks aren’t the only ones suffering. Filippo Alloatti, senior credit analyst at Hermes Investment Management, discusses.

  • Brexit vote a localized shock: JP Morgan

    Nandini Ramakrishnan, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, expects the Bank of England to cutting interest rates once or twice, and then a plan for some kind of asset purchasing.

  • SHANGHAI/ TOKYO, July 25- China dodged criticism of its economic management at a G20 meeting it hosted on the weekend, even winning plaudits for yuan transparency, much to the frustration of Japanese officials who are calling for more reforms from Beijing. "We have been very polite with China," said a European official at the meeting in the southwestern Chinese city...

  • A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    European markets pared gains on Monday to close mixed, as Wall Street traded lower and oil prices fell.

  • The gathering followed hints about easing from the European Central Bank and the Bank of England, with expectations that the U.S. A survey on Monday showed business morale in Europe's biggest economy, Germany, fell in July, suggesting company executives have become less optimistic since Brexit. Commerzbank estimates Germany and Italy are scheduled to sell...

  • ROME/ MILAN, July 25- Specialist Italian pension funds will consider a government request to pour money into a bank bailout fund at a meeting on Monday, days before European stress tests are expected to show the country's third-largest lender is in need of urgent capital. Monte dei Paschi, Italy's third-biggest bank by assets, is likely to be found short of capital...

  • An oil worker looks on as flames burn from a gas venting pipe on the Casablanca oil platform, operated by Repsol SA, in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Tarragona, Spain, on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

    Our live blog is following market reaction as oil prices dip on fears of weak economic growth and increased supply.

  • SHANGHAI/ TOKYO, July 25- China dodged criticism of its economic management at a G20 meeting it hosted on the weekend, even winning plaudits for yuan transparency, much to the frustration of Japanese officials who are calling for more reforms from Beijing. "We have been very polite with China," said a European official at the meeting in the southwestern Chinese city...

  • *European shares up 0.5 percent; Wall Street seen flat. LONDON, July 25- World shares held near nine-month highs on Monday after G20 finance chiefs said over the weekend they would use "all policy tools" to lift global growth. Wall Street was expected to start the week flat too, with last week's record highs for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones likely to keep traders, still in the...

  • LONDON, July 25- Zinc resumed its rally on Monday powered by falling mine supply, while copper edged up on expected looser global central bank policy. G20 finance chiefs vowed at the weekend to use "all policy tools" to lift global growth after a meeting dominated by the impact of Britain's exit from Europe. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange rose 0.4...

  • BERLIN— A closely watched index of German business optimism declined only slightly in July following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Market analysts had expected a sharper decline in the mood in Europe's biggest economy. Carsten Brzeski, chief economist at ING-DiBa in Frankfurt, said "German businesses do not seem to be extremely shocked by the...

  • LONDON, July 25- World shares held near nine-month highs on Monday after G20 finance chiefs vowed over the weekend to use "all policy tools" to lift global growth. Europe got off to a solid start, climbing almost 0.3 percent as takeover activity continued in the UK gambling sector and talk of record profits at Ryanair helped break some of the recent gloom around...

  • TOKYO— Asian shares were mixed Monday, as cautiousness set in after markets were earlier cheered by upbeat signs from Wall Street, a strengthening U.S. dollar and promises from the Group of 20 nations over the weekend to support global growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 inched down 0.04 percent to finish at 16,620.29. GLOBAL MEETING: Envoys of the...

  • Autos vs aviation: Which is heading for recovery?

    CNBC’s Nancy Hungerford and Karen Tso takes a look at both Europe’s autos and aviation sector, in terms of how they’ve performed in 2016 and whether they’re on the road to recovery.

  • Pierre Moscovici, European commissioner for economic and financial affairs, says global leaders have a lot to do when it comes to the future of Europe, in light of Italy’s banking situation and Brexit.

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