April 22- The London Stock Exchange Group, among the world's oldest exchanges, may strike a deal with one of the big four Western exchanges within two years, the group's chief executive told the Wall Street Journal in an interview. When there is an industry with competitive tension, consolidation tends to be not too far behind, "CEO Xavier Rolet told the newspaper.» Read More
European opening calls are expected to open flat Thursday on the back of positive employment data from the US which lifted shares overnight in Asia.
Four British men pleaded guilty on Wednesday to involvement in an al-Qaida inspired plot to bomb the London Stock Exchange.
European stocks were called to open higher on Wednesday tracking Asia overnight where shares rose on better-than-expected manufacturing data out of China.
U.S. markets lose early gains after a surprise drop in consumer confidence. Homebuilders are down today after home prices fall again. RadioShack shares plunge after the company severely lowers its Q4 forecast. And the bull run in gold appears to remain intact.
European stocks were called to open higher on Tuesday after European Union heads of government backed plans for greater fiscal integration in Europe at the first major summit of 2012.
Markets in Europe extend losses as Wall Street slumps. Bank stocks among the biggest losers. Yields fall in the latest 5- and 10-year auction of Italian debt. Negotiations between Greece and private-sector creditors continue. Underwriters hike cost of insuring Portugal bonds and want upfront payment. And Germany's Merkel to actively support re-election efforts of Frances's Sarkozy.
European stocks were called to open lower on Monday as European government heads meet in Brussels for their first summit of 2012.
European stocks were called to open lower on Friday as talks continue between the Greek government and private bondholders over the losses they are willing to incur on their debt holdings.
European stocks were called to open higher on Thursday following an announcement by the US Federal Reserve that interest rates could remain low through 2014.
European markets close mostly down over ongoing concerns over a Greek debt deal. Billionaire George Soros says we need to strengthen Italy & Spain. Telecom shares fall after Ericsson misses sales and profit forecasts. German business sentiment rises for the third straight month. Treasury sells $35 billion in 5-year notes at yield of .899 percent.
European stocks were called to open higher on Wednesday a day after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised its global growth forecast for 2012.
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European stocks were called to open lower on Tuesday after euro zone finance ministers rejected an offer made by private holders of Greek debt at a meeting on Monday.
European stocks were called to open higher on Monday ahead of a meeting between European finance ministers in Brussels where they are set to discuss the latest offer from private holders of Greek debt on losses they are willing to incur.
European stocks were called to open flat to lower on Friday tracking Asia overnight where shares rose to two-month highs following successful European debt auctions on Thursday and mixed earnings data from the US.
European stocks were called to open higher on Thursday after the International Monetary Fund confirmed it could step up its loan program to Greece and yields fell on Portuguese bonds following an auction on Wednesday.
European stocks were called to open mixed on Wednesday ahead of a crucial meeting in Greece between the Greek government and private creditors and an auction of short-term debt in Portugal.
European stocks were called to open higher on Tuesday following a downgrade of the euro bailout fund - the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) - by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's late on Monday.
European stocks were called to open lower on Monday tracking Asia overnight where stocks fell following a mass downgrade of nine euro zone countries on Friday.
European stocks were called to open higher on Friday tracking Asia overnight where shares rose to a one-month high and the euro was boosted by successful Spanish and Italian bond auctions on Thursday.