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  • Shares Close Narrowly Higher After US Data Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    European stocks trimmed losses on Friday to close narrowly in the black after a batch of positive U.S. data suggested the world's largest economy grew more than initially estimated in the third quarter.

  • European Shares End Choppy Session Slightly Down Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 11:53 AM ET

    European equities ended slightly down on Thursday following a roller-coaster session marked by brisk volume, with rekindled worries about Greece keeping investors on edge.

  • Obama Rally Fizzles After German Data Disappoints Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 11:34 AM ET

    European shares reversed course on Wednesday to close lower, after data showed weak German industrial production. European indexes had rallied in the morning session after U.S. President Barack Obama won re-election.

  • European Shares Get Earnings Boost into US Election Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    European equities were lifted by a clutch of strong earnings reports on Tuesday, although volumes were subdued as many preferred to wait for the outcome of the neck-and-neck U.S. Presidential campaign.

  • European Shares Close Lower on US Uncertainty Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 11:44 AM ET

    The European markets closed lower on Monday as investors remained cautious ahead of Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election. Investors across the globe are nervous as to how the U.S. will contend with an automatic $600 billion in spending cuts and tax hikes at the end of the year — known as the fiscal cliff — after the election.

  • European Shares Set for Cautious Open on Fears Over Spain Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 1:03 AM ET

    European markets are set for a mixed open on Wednesday after the Catalonian region in Spain asked for a financial lifeline from the national government, raising concerns that the country itself will soon ask for a bailout.

  • European markets are called to open in negative territory on Tuesday as the debate continues over how far the European Central Bank (ECB) can, or will, go to save the euro zone.

  • European Markets Cautious On Euro Zone Uncertainty Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 1:10 AM ET

    European markets are called to open cautiously Monday after mixed signals from euro zone politicians and officials over the weekend.

  • European Shares Set For Mixed Open After Draghi Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 1:18 AM ET

    European markets were expected to open with a mixed picture Friday, after falling Thursday in the light of disappointment over European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi’s comments.

  • European Stocks Seen Higher Ahead of ECB Decision Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 1:38 AM ET

    European stocks are expected to open slightly higher on Thursday as investors await the European Central Bank (ECB) rate decision.

  • Earnings, Debt Crisis to Set Tone for European Stocks Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 1:08 AM ET

    European stocks are expected to open flat on Tuesday ahead of a report on the Spanish banking industry and a raft of earnings from across Europe before the opening bell.

  • European Stocks Seen Sharply Higher on Draghi Hopes Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 1:11 AM ET
    Traders sit in front of their screens at the stock exchange in Frankfurt/Munich, western Germany.

    European stocks are expected to open sharply higher on Monday on hopes that the European Central Bank and U.S. Federal Reserve will this week deliver measures to boost growth and contain the euro zone debt crisis.

  • FTSE, CAC, DAX Seen Flat After Italian Downgrade Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 12:54 AM ET

    European stocks are expected to struggle to find direction at the European open as hopes of further policy action by US and European authorities to boost growth are offset by more bad news on the euro zone debt crisis.

  • European Stocks Seen Lower on Spain and Apple Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 1:08 AM ET

    European stocks are expected to open lower on Wednesday amid concerns over Spain and Greece’s finances and following a rare earnings miss by Apple. With Spain’s borrowing costs soaring after an auction of short term debt on Tuesday an alarm signal was sounded when the cost of borrowing over 5 years rose above the cost of 10 year borrowing.

  • German Market Seen Lower on Moody's Warning Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 2:03 AM ET

    The open of the European market is expected to be mixed by spread betting firms following Monday’s highly volatile start to the trading week. Fears over Spain’s finances had seen its borrowing costs soar past 7.5 percent and its stock market trading lower by as much as 5.5 percent before rallying to close just 1 percent lower.

  • European Stocks Seen Sharply Lower on Spanish Fears Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 1:09 AM ET
    Traders sit in front of their screens at the stock exchange in Frankfurt/Munich, western Germany.

    European stocks are expected to open sharply lower on Monday amid concerns over the ability of Spain’s regions to pay their debts. On Friday, Spanish stocks fell by nearly 6 percent on news that Valencia had requested aid from the Spanish government to help it meet debt repayments.

  • Europe Shares Seen Lower; Spanish Bank Bailout Eyed Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 2:48 AM ET
    Spain

    European shares were called lower on Friday tracking Asian markets overnight after corporate earnings in the U.S. proved a mixed bag and investors waited for euro zone finance ministers to approve an agreement to lend up to 100 billion euros ($122.5 billion) to Spain so it can recapitalize its banks.

  • Europe Stocks Seen Higher; Germany Votes on Spain Aid Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 2:04 AM ET
    Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

    European shares were seen opening higher on Thursday on stronger than expected corporate earnings in the U.S. which offset worries about a slowdown in the world’s largest economy and on hopes German lawmakers would approve a planned bailout of the Spanish banking system.

  • European Shares to Open Higher on Fed Easing Hopes Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 1:37 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    European shares were called to open higher on Wednesday tracking shares in Asia, on hopes of more quantitative easing in the U.S. after Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke outlined a gloomy view of the U.S. economic recovery to Congress on Tuesday.

  • Europe Stocks Seen Higher; Spain Faces Market Test Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 2:02 AM ET
    Spain

    European markets were looking at a higher open on Tuesday, tracking shares in Asia higher as investors grew hopeful that Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke could signal additional quantitative easing and as Spain tests investors' appetite for its debt for the first time since it announced further austerity measures.