German stocks climb and bunds edge up after election

German stocks rose while bonds edged up after Social Democrats captured the biggest share of the vote in a close contest, beating the center-right bloc led by outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel. The result is likely to result in the SPD party led by Olaf Scholz heading a government, though the alliance led by Armin Laschet […]

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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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