LONDON, March 14- European shares fell on Friday, setting up Germany's DAX index for its worst weekly loss since June 2012 as investors grew increasingly worried about the threat of war in Ukraine and jitters in the Chinese credit market.» Read More
*Germany's DAX hits fresh record high. PARIS, Dec 27- European shares resumed their year-end rally on Friday after the Christmas break, with Germany's DAX blue-chip index hitting a record high and regional indexes tracking all-time closing highs on Wall Street.
*Germany, Switzerland, Italy closed for the day. Many centres such as Germany, Switzerland and Italy were already closed for the Christmas break. At the close, Britain's FTSE 100 index was up 0.4 percent, France's CAC 40 up 0.1 percent, and Spain's IBEX up 0.6 percent.
*Germany, Switzerland, Italy closed for the day. Many stock markets such as Germany, Switzerland and Italy were closed for the Christmas break. At 0900 GMT, Britain's FTSE 100 index was up 0.4 percent, France's CAC 40 up 0.1 percent, and Spain's IBEX up 0.6 percent.
*Germany, Switzerland, Italy closed for the day. Many stock markets such as Germany, Switzerland and Italy were closed for the Christmas break. At 0900 GMT, Britain's FTSE 100 index was up 0.4 percent, France's CAC 40 up 0.3 percent, and Spain's IBEX up 0.5 percent.
PARIS, Dec 24- European stocks were steady at the open on Tuesday, halting a four-session rally, while trading during the shortened session was set to be quiet with many stock markets such as Germany, Switzerland and Italy closed for the Christmas break. At 0802 GMT, Britain's FTSE 100 index was down 0.03 percent, France's CAC 40 flat, and Spain's IBEX up 0.05 percent.
LONDON, Dec 23- Signs of improving U.S. economic growth helped ease markets into holiday mode on Monday, though a credit squeeze in China took the edge off gains. European markets saw some last-minute festive shopping, as London's FTSE and Frankfurt's Dax started 0.4 percent higher, with Paris's CAC 40 up a more modest 0.1 percent.
PARIS, Dec 17- European shares fell on Tuesday, trimming some of the previous session's gains, before a two-day Federal Reserve meeting where the central bank may decide to start tapering down its monetary stimulus.
*Peugeot shares tumble again as GM offload stake. PARIS, Dec 13- European stocks inched lower on Friday in light volumes, adding to a near 5 percent pullback in two weeks, as investors remained on edge ahead of next week's U.S. Around Europe, UK's FTSE 100 index was down 0.04 percent, Germany's DAX index down 0.1 percent, and France's CAC 40 down 0.2 percent.
*FTSE underperforms as RSA plummets. LONDON, Dec 13- European shares edged higher on Friday but remained near two-month lows and were set for their worst fortnight since June, pegged back by concerns over the U.S.
CNBC's Louisa Bojesen talks through the close of European markets.
PARIS, Dec 10- European stocks inched higher on Tuesday but remained in a tight range as uncertainty over the timing of the U.S. Shares in Airbus parent EADS fell 1.6 percent, extending recent losses, as the European plane maker came under fire from shareholders France and Germany over plans to cut 5,800 jobs.
PARIS, Dec 10- European stocks were steady in early trade on Tuesday as uncertainty over the timing of the U.S. At 0832 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.02 percent at 1,272.66 points, failing to rebound from last week's sell-off.
*China data reassures investors worried about slowdown. European shares appeared to be headed for a steady open, with financial spreadbetters predicting both Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 to open flat and Britain's FTSE 100 to fall as much as 0.1 percent.
LONDON, Dec 9- European and Asian share markets rose on Monday, lifted by upbeat Chinese trade data and cautious optimism that the world's economy and markets can cope with a gradual withdrawal of U.S. stimulus. In Tokyo, the Nikkei climbed 2.3 percent and was fast approaching last week's peak at 15,794, leading a broad rise in Asian markets.
LONDON, Dec 6- The dollar rose and government borrowing costs from Japan to Germany hovered around fresh highs on Friday, on expectations of strong U.S. data that would back the case for an imminent scaling-back of Federal Reserve stimulus.
*FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.6 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.7 pct. PARIS, Dec 5- European stocks fell on Thursday, hitting seven-week lows, as investors fretted about the risk of deflation in the euro zone while healthy U.S. economic data fuelled concern the Federal Reserve may soon start reducing its stimulus.
LONDON, Dec 3- European stocks fell on Tuesday, suffering their biggest falls since August after recent robust U.S. data raised concern that the Federal Reserve will cut its equity-friendly stimulus sooner rather than later.
NEW YORK, Dec 2- U.S. stocks edged lower on Monday as new data pointing to economic recovery failed to extend an eight-week market rally, and the yen tumbled on news the Bank of Japan was considering expanding its stimulus.
NEW YORK, Dec 2- The yen tumbled on Monday after sources told Reuters the Bank of Japan was considering expanding its already massive economic stimulus, while U.S. stocks slipped after eight straight weeks of gains. Gold fell nearly 2 percent to below $1,230 an ounce, undermined by concerns that a stronger U.S. economy will lead the Fed to reduce its stimulus.
LONDON/ NEW YORK, Nov 29- A major index of world equities rose to near a six-year high on Friday, helped by gains in U.S. stocks, on faith in an improving global economy and support from central banks, while U.S. crude oil rebounded from recent declines.