European markets were called to open lower on Friday after new stimulus measures announced by central banks failed to inspire investor confidence and markets waited for a crucial U.S. employment report.
European shares were called to open higher on Monday as sentiment brightened at the start of the third quarter. European leaders agreed to shore up the region’s banks last week and investors turned their attention to the health of the U.S. economy.
European shares were called to open higher on Friday after European leaders agreed at a summit in Brussels to take emergency action to bring down Italy's and Spain's borrowing costs and to create a single banking supervisory body for the euro zone .
European shares were called to open slightly higher on Wednesday after closing flat in the previous session as investors waited on the sidelines ahead of a summit of European leaders on Thursday.
A relief rally that gathered steam on Monday lasted less than an hour in Europe as investors weighed a Greek election result seen as reducing the risk of a euro exit against concerns over Spain's high levels of debt.
British prime minister David Cameron faces the prospect of appearing for a full day at the Leveson Inquiry into press standards and ethics on Thursday, rounding off a week in which the elite of British politics will have given evidence into their dealings with the media.
No customer accounts appear to have been damaged following a cyber attack on professional social networking website Linkedin, its co-founder and executive chairman Reid Hoffman told CNBC on Friday.