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European stocks are set to open slightly lower on Wednesday ahead of a range of events taking place in the region, the largest of them being the UK Budget and the Portuguese parliament's vote on the government's latest austerity measures.
The German public opinion is increasingly against the idea of paying to save the weaker euro zone periphery member countries, Erik Nielsen, chief European economist at Goldman Sachs, told CNBC.
European shares look set to open ever so slightly higher on Tuesday, following Asian stocks higher.
European stocks look set to start the week in positive territory, following Asian shares that rose as investors digested the ongoing Japan nuclear crisis and unrest in the Middle East and North Africa.
European stocks are likely to open higher on Friday, as Group of Seven countries agree to joint intervention to stem the yen's gains.
European shares are set to open higher on Thursday even as the nuclear crisis in Japan worsened and yen surged to a record high against the dollar.
After two days of heavy selloffs instigated by the disasters in Japan, European shares look set open higher at the start of trading Wednesday.
Jean Monnet, the father of European integration, once remarked that “Europe will be forged in crises, and will be the sum of the solutions adopted in crises.”
Stocks across Europe are indicated to drop sharply when trading starts Tuesday pulled down by a major selloff in Japan and weakness across the rest of Asian markets.
European shares are seen opening lower on Monday as markets continue to look at the impact of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on Friday.
European shares look set for a lower open on Friday ahead of Saudi Arabia's "Day of Rage" and the European Union Summit in Brussels.
European futures fell further on Thursday after Moody's announced that it had downgraded Spain's sovereign debt by one notch to Aa2 with a negative outlook.
European shares look set to open slightly lower Wednesday as on mixed Asian markets and lower oil.
European stocks are set to buck the recent trend of losses, at least for the start of trading, and open higher Tuesday on lower oil and mixed markets in Asia.
European stocks look set to open lower on Monday as ongoing unrest in Libya sent U.S. and Brent crude to new 2-1/2 year highs.
European shares were set to rise on Friday after sharp gains on Wall Street and in Asian equities on growing optimism on a key U.S. jobs report.
European stock index futures pointed to a rebound on Thursday on optimism over the health of the U.S. economy following forecast-beating data, and as oil prices dropped.
European stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday, mirroring losses in U.S. and Asian shares as rising tensions in the Middle East and North Africa lift oil prices.
European stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday after bullish comments by Warren Buffett helped Wall Street gain overnight .
European shares were set to edge up on Friday, snapping five straight sessions of falls, after a retreat in crude prices.