*FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.5 pct, FTSE 100 down 0.7 pct. LONDON, May 24- European shares edged lower on Friday, dragged down by heavyweight bank HSBC and some technical selling as key indexes tested support levels, igniting concerns about further falls.» Read More
Following a very volatile week for commodities and a weekend of speculation on Greek restructuring, investors are questioning if the risk-off trade is now dominating.
European stocks pointed to a lower open on Monday as initial optimism faded off the back of US non farm payroll figures on Friday and concerns re-emerged about the European sovereign debt crisis.
European stock market futures pointed to a lower open on Friday as investors waited to see if other banks followed the example of Lloyds’ banking group as it set aside 3 billion pounds in impairment charges related to the mis-selling of payment protection insurance.
Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
European stocks were set for a slight rebound on Thursday after the previous session's sharp retreat but gains were expected to be limited.
European stock market futures pointed to a mixed opening on Wednesday as earnings season got properly underway and Glencore was expected to publish the prospectus for its much anticipated joint flotation on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.
European shares were expected to fall on Tuesday after gaining for eight straight sessions, with a drop in commodity prices seen hurting mining and energy stocks.
European stock markets were indicated to open higher after news that Al Qaeda's leader Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan.
European stocks were indicated to open mixed Friday in think volume, with London Stock Exchange closed for a bank holiday celebrating the Royal Wedding.
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.
Robert Whaley, who created the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), discusses his new venture, Alpha Indices, which tracks a popular stock's performance vs. the performance of the broader market, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan, live from the Nasdaq.
The sentiment that there will always be another bailout in Europe is rapidly coming to an end, reports CNBC's Guy Johnson.
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.
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.