NEW YORK— Stocks were little changed Friday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months. The Dow Jones industrial average was down a point at 17,037 as of 10:26 a.m. Eastern.» Read More
Financial bookmakers expect the leading European benchmark indexes to rally on Thursday, tracking gains on Wall Street after the Fed signaled it would not raise rates.
European stocks were set for a mixed open Wednesday, with Germany’s Dax indicated to open higher, while London’s FTSE and the Paris Cac-40 were on course for a slightly lower open.
European shares were set to slip on Tuesday, tracking falls on Wall Street and in Asia as investors take a cautious stance ahead of the start of the latest Federal Reserve meeting.
European stocks were indicated to open higher in the last day of a holiday-shortened week, after hitting a one-week closing high Wednesday.
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European stocks were indicated to open higher on Friday as the euro nears a 15-month high against the dollar.
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European stocks were indicated to open slightly lower on Thursday ahead of interest rates decisions by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England, as well as news that Portugal will seek financial aid from the European Union.
The stock markets "have been saved" by the yen weakness that has sprung from the G7 intervention in March, when the world's major central banks acted jointly to push down the Japanese currency's value, according to Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial.
European stocks were indicated to open slightly higher on Wednesday, following positive but muted trade in Asia.
European stocks were indicated to open slightly lower on Tuesday, following lackluster trade in both Asia and the U.S.
European shares were set to dip on Monday, consolidating after hitting three-week highs in the previous session, with weak copper prices likely to put pressure on heavyweight mining stocks.
European stocks were indicated to open higher on Friday, the first day of the second quarter, with investors eagerly awaiting the U.S. non-farm payroll numbers for March.
European stocks were indicated to open flat on Thursday after ending the previous day at a three-week high, with investors watching for the results of Irish bank stress tests, due to be released later in the day.
European stocks are set to open higher on Wednesday, despite ratings downgrades for Portugal and Greece.
Like stocks, the euro has so far this year shrugged off the so-called wall of worry. Concerns that the likes of Greece, Ireland or Portugal could default have not led to euro losses.
European shares were indicated to open slightly higher Tuesday, with worries about Japan's nuclear crisis and Middle East unrest still running high.
European stocks were indicated to open lower Monday, after a defeat of Angela Merkel's conservatives in a regional stronghold and with oil prices slipping.
European stocks are called to follow Asia and open higher on Friday, despite another ratings downgrade for Portugal, this time from Standard & Poor's.
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