LONDON, May 7- Robust results from heavyweight banks drove European shares to fresh peaks on Tuesday, with Germany's benchmark stock market rising to a record high.
LONDON, May 7- European equities nudged higher on Tuesday, bolstered by a crop of better than expected corporate earnings and with the German DAX index closing in on record highs.
LONDON, May 7- European stock index futures pointed to a firmer open on Tuesday, consolidating last week's gains and sending stocks back up towards multi-year highs as Europe's biggest financial centre reopened after a holiday. At 0601 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were 0.3 to 0.2 percent higher.
LONDON, May 6- European stocks fell on Monday, consolidating recent gains in a thin market and led lower by German utility E.ON after it traded without rights to its latest dividend. It had ended last week near a two-year peak after strong U.S. monthly jobs data and a European Central Bank interest rate cut.
PARIS, May 6- European shares dipped in early trade on Monday as investors took a breather following the previous week's rally to multi-year highs, with further gains seen in the medium term on the back of strong support from central banks. Trading volume was expected to be thin with the UK stock market, Europe's largest, closed due to a national holiday.
LONDON, May 6- European stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Monday as key indexes consolidate strong gains from the previous session, with trading expected to be light due to a holiday in Britain, Europe's largest stock market.
LONDON, May 3- European shares rose to a new five-year closing high on Friday as robust U.S. jobs data spurred on investors already heartened by the central bank stimulus that has supported equities over other assets.
LONDON, May 3- European shares rallied on Friday, led higher by auto stocks, after U.S. jobs data came in ahead of expecations. The FTSEurofirst 300 had risen by 0.6 percent to 1,213.18 by 1242 GMT after the data, which showed U.S. April non-farm payrolls data rose by 165,000, ahead of the forecast 145,000..
European shares rallied on Friday, led higher by auto stocks, after U.S. jobs data came in ahead of expecations. The FTSEurofirst 300 had risen by 0.6 percent to 1,213.18 by 1242 GMT after the data, which showed U.S. April non-farm payrolls data rose by 165,000, ahead of the forecast 145,000..
LONDON, May 2- European shares rose on Thursday after an interest rate cut by the European Central Bank, and investors said the ECB's readiness to act further to boost growth would support equities in the near-term. The lower rates should help companies export overseas and encourage them to borrow in order to expand, and Germany's DAX.
LONDON, May 2- German Bund futures erased losses on Thursday in choppy trading as investors digested comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's news conference. Draghi said the bank would monitor economic developments closely and monetary policy will remain accomodative for as long as needed.
LONDON, May 2- European stocks extended gains slightly on Thursday after ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank would monitor economic developments closely and monetary policy will remain accomodative for as long as needed.
LONDON, May 2- The euro quickly recovered from brief falls against the dollar, hitting a session high on Thursday after the European Central Bank cut interest rates, a decision which had been widely expected. The euro fell to $1.3115 from around $1.3150 just before the decision.
LONDON, May 2- European shares fell on Thursday, led by falls in basic resources stocks, with Randgold Resources. "I think you might see a big unwinding and blow out if they don't do it," Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, said. The STOXX Europe 600 Basic Resources sector was the worst hit in early deals, down 1 percent, with Randgold down 4 percent after its results.
LONDON, May 2- European stock futures pointed to a slightly weaker open on Thursday, with concerns about the health of the global economy and caution ahead of the European Central Bank's policy meeting seen prompting investors to sell. At 0602 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for UK's FTSE 100, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC. were flat to 0.2 percent lower.
LONDON, April 30- European shares dipped on Tuesday as weak U.S. business activity data triggered some profit taking on the longest monthly winning streak since 1997.. "It was another pretty bad set of data and it just feels the market is just struggling on volumes and impetus," Andy Ash, head of sales at Monument Securities, said.
LONDON, April 30- European shares edged lower on Friday as worse-than-expected U.S. economic data cast a shadow on global recovery prospects.
LONDON, April 30- European equities gained on Tuesday, bolstered by string of forecast-beating results and by expectations of more central bank stimulus- a key factor behind the 11- month long run of stock market gains. BP gained 3.1 percent after a strong performance in the oil major's trading division lifted profits.
The FTSEurofirst 300 was up 0.4 percent at 1,201.62 by 0710 GMT, having jumped 3.7 percent last week fuelled by expectations for an interest rate cut by the European Central Bank after weak macro data including falling German business confidence.
At 0602 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for UK's FTSE 100, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC.