Tag: Equity Derivatives

European stocks slip as PMI shows business activity surging; U.S. futures hold steady after Powell

European stocks struggled on Wednesday, with fresh data showing eurozone business activity growing at the fastest rate in 15 years, while U.S. equity futures inched up. Shares of Pernod Ricard rose after an upbeat forecast. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, -0.19% fell 0.2%, while the German DAX DAX, -0.43% and French CAC 40 PX1, […]

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European stocks slip and U.S. equity futures pause as investors continue to absorb hawkish Fed turn

European stocks dipped on Friday, while U.S. equity futures traded mostly flat, as investors continued to absorb a hawkish turn by the Federal Reserve. Banks and energy companies led the decliners. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, -0.13%, up 0.4% so far this week, slipped 0.2%, along with the German DAX DAX, -0.26%. The French […]

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European stocks and U.S. equity futures struggle as Italian bond market cheers Mario Draghi

European stocks and U.S. equity futures fell on Friday, as investors watched COVID-19 headlines and struggled to find catalysts to push markets higher. Italian bonds were in the spotlight, rallying after former European Central Bank President Mario Draghi got key backing to form a new government. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, -0.07% dipped 0.2% […]

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European stocks struggle after mixed earnings, while U.S. equity futures rise

European stocks struggled for gains on Wednesday as investors absorbed a mixed bag of earnings from Société Générale, A.P. Moeller-Maersk and other corporates, while U.S. equity futures rose. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, +0.19% rose 0.3% to 411 after a modest decline on Tuesday. But the German DAX DAX, -0.02% slipped 0.1% and the […]

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