European markets closed lower; BoE hold interest rates; Hikma down 7%
French stocks hit a nine-year high on Thursday but the CAC 40 has further to go.
The euro surged and the yen sank after the first round of France's presidential election turned out bang in line with opinion polls.
European markets closed higher after centrist presidential candidate, Macron, secured a first round victory in the French election.
European bourses closed higher on Wednesday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen hinted at a possible rate hike next month.
European markets closed lower on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump took office and promised to pursue a protectionist policy.
The move represents the most high-profile challenge to supervision from Frankfurt to date.
With global bond yields spiking since Trump's win, analysts at Deutsche Bank have detailed the European companies that are set to benefit.
The European Commission fined banks Credit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase a total of 485 million euros ($520 million) for their part in a cartel to fix the price of financial benchmarks linked to the euro.
European stocks closed higher on Tuesday afternoon as investors focused on the U.S. presidential elections.
French bank soundly beat net income estimates for the quarter, delivering 1.86 billion euros ($2.1 billion).
Credit Agricole Deputy CEO Xavier Musca talks about its retail banking business in France, with comment on LCL.
Does the world need to move on from its obsession with capital levels? Credit Agricole Deputy CEO Xavier Musca weighs in while discussing earnings.
Deutsche Bank pays more to borrow from other banks than its peers including stragglers in Greece and Italy, Euribor data showed.
Shares of Deutsche Bank hit a new record low on Friday before recovering some of their gains in afternoon trading.
With a cloud hanging over Europe's still-challenged banking sector, analysts are asking whether lenders should be delivering dividends at all.
European stocks closed mixed on Wednesday after a slew of earnings, with banking stocks rallying.
European stocks were mostly higher following polls that allayed fears of a Brexit, however, a decline in oil prices added pressure to sentiment.
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European markets finished in the red on Thursday, as a renewed decline in oil prices, a sharp fall in miners and mixed earnings capped gains in the region.