Indexes http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23290/all en U.S. data lifts European shares to 22-month highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/us-data-lifts-european-shares-22-month-highs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>* FTSEurofirst 300 index ends 0.4 pct higher</p> <p>* Euro STOXX 50 up 0.3 pct, may rise 7 pct in H1</p> <p>* Transocean leads market as settles oil spill charges</p> <p>By Atul Prakash</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - European shares set a 22-month high on Friday, buoyed by supportive data and led by rig contractor Transocean, which agreed to settle U.S. government charges over BP's Gulf of <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/mexico">Mexico</a> oil spill.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/us-data-lifts-european-shares-22-month-highs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Economics Euro Stoxx 50 Financial economics Health Indexes Investment Labor Man Made Disaster Quotation Religion Social Issues Stock market STOXX Technical analysis Transocean Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 18:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731159 at http://www.globalpost.com European shares edge up as telecom stocks rise http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/european-shares-edge-telecom-stocks-rise <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.1 pct helped by telecoms</p> <p>* Euro STOXX 50 rises 0.1 pct</p> <p>* DAX underperforms after weak German economic data</p> <p>By Sudip Kar-Gupta</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - European shares edged up on<br /> Tuesday with telecoms stocks rising to offset losses in major<br /> financial shares although Germany's benchmark equity index<br /> slipped on weak economic data.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/european-shares-edge-telecom-stocks-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Company Location Eurex Euro Stoxx 50 Financial economics Indexes Investment Person Career Politics Quotation Religion Source UK Services Stock market index STOXX Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:52:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731485 at http://www.globalpost.com Europe shares end slightly down; eyes on earnings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/europe-shares-end-slightly-down-eyes-earnings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>PARIS, Jan 8 (Reuters) - European shares dipped on Tuesday,<br /> tracking losses on Wall Street and with a key blue-chip index<br /> halted by a major resistance level, as investors braced for<br /> sluggish corporate results in the upcoming earnings season.</p> <p>The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares<br /> provisionally closed 0.1 percent lower at 1,160.45 points,<br /> drifting lower along with U.S. indexes.</p> <p>The euro zone's blue chip Euro STOXX 50 index<br /> also fell 0.1 percent, to 2,691.73 points.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/europe-shares-end-slightly-down-eyes-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Euro Stoxx 50 Indexes STOXX Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:00:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731701 at http://www.globalpost.com European shares up on telecom network talk, earnings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/european-shares-telecom-network-talk-earnings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSEurofirst 300 index advances 0.3 percent</p> <p>* Telecoms gain on talk of pan-European network</p> <p>* Positive start to U.S. earnings improves sentiment</p> <p>By Atul Prakash</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - European shares advanced to trade near a 22-month peak on Wednesday, with talks of creating a regional network boosting telecom shares, while an encouraging start to the U.S. earnings season buoyed investor sentiment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/european-shares-telecom-network-talk-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Indexes Politics Stock market STOXX Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:00:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732086 at http://www.globalpost.com European shares' rally pauses for breath http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/european-shares-rally-pauses-breath <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSEurofirst 300 flat, consolidates 22-month high</p> <p>* Euro STOXX 50 up 0.1 pct, charts show trend still up</p> <p>* Chinese inflation concerns hit miners</p> <p>* Cap Gemini leads tech rally</p> <p>* Commerzbank leads fallers on cap hike talk</p> <p>By Francesco Canepa</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/european-shares-rally-pauses-breath" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Entertainment Indexes STOXX Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:00:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733119 at http://www.globalpost.com European stock index futures signal early gains http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/european-stock-index-futures-signal-early-gains <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 14 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday, with shares set to climb along with the euro as investors continue to increase their exposure to the region on hopes the worst of the debt crisis is over.</p> <p>Comments from a Federal Reserve official on Monday about the outlook for the U.S. economy also boosted sentiment.</p> <p>At 0702 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were up 0.3-0.4 percent.</p> Financial economics Indexes STOXX Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 07:30:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734020 at http://www.globalpost.com European stock index futures signal early losses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/european-stock-index-futures-signal-early-losses <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Tuesday following comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on the economy and the U.S. debt ceiling talks.</p> <p>At 0703 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were down 0.1-0.3 percent.</p> Economics Financial economics Indexes Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 07:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734559 at http://www.globalpost.com Europe shares end mostly flat; rally seen intact http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/europe-shares-end-mostly-flat-rally-seen-intact <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.02 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.04 pct</p> <p>* Miners retreat along with metal prices on China worries</p> <p>* Euro zone equities still relatively cheap -SG's Kaloyan</p> <p>* Aerospace stocks hurt by Dreamliner's woes</p> <p>* Sell any rally in volatility indexes -Deutsche Bank</p> <p>By Blaise Robinson</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/europe-shares-end-mostly-flat-rally-seen-intact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of the European Union Indexes STOXX Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:27:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735188 at http://www.globalpost.com European shares edge back up to near two-year highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/european-shares-edge-back-near-two-year-highs-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.1 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.3 pct</p> <p>* Prospects of U.S. debt deal buoy equities</p> <p>* Utility stocks, seen as defensive play, outperform</p> <p>* Richemont slumps after Asia sales growth slows</p> <p>By Sudip Kar-Gupta</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - European shares edged up on Monday, moving back towards their recent near-two-year high, helped by moves to break a budget impasse in the United States and by gains in the utilities sector.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/european-shares-edge-back-near-two-year-highs-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of the European Union Indexes Politics STOXX Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737196 at http://www.globalpost.com European stock index futures signal higher open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/european-stock-index-futures-signal-higher-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher start on Wednesday on expectations of a strong fourth-quarter earnings season and on signs that a four-month extension of the U.S. debt limit could be passed later in the day.</p> <p>At 0704 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX and France's CAC were flat to 0.2 percent higher.</p> Financial economics Indexes STOXX Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 07:30:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738174 at http://www.globalpost.com Europe shares inch up; banks hit by profit taking http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/europe-shares-inch-banks-hit-profit-taking <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - European shares inched higher on Wednesday, with a key index moving back towards a near two-year high hit recently, although a bout of profit taking on banking and insurance shares limited the market's rise.</p> <p>Corporate results were in the spotlight, with shares of Unilever gaining 3.1 percent after the consumer-goods giant posted better-than-expected sales while Novartis added 4.1 percent after the Swiss pharmaceuticals group unveiled a reassuring sales growth forecast.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/europe-shares-inch-banks-hit-profit-taking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of the European Union Entertainment Indexes STOXX Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:00:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738382 at http://www.globalpost.com European stock 'fear gauge' hits near six-year low http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/european-stock-fear-gauge-hits-near-six-year-low <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 25 (Reuters) - The Euro STOXX 50 Volatility Index , or VSTOXX, Europe's widely-used measure of investor risk aversion, hit a near six-year low on Friday in a strong signal of growing appetite for equities.</p> <p>The VSTOXX, based on put and call options on Euro STOXX 50 stocks, fell 3.5 percent to as low as 14.77, a level not seen since early 2007, before the start of the U.S. subprime crisis that triggered the world's biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression. (Reporting by Blaise Robinson; editing by Simon Jessop)</p> Indexes STOXX Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:45:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739283 at http://www.globalpost.com European shares rally on German growth hopes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/european-shares-rally-german-growth-hopes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Euro STOXX 50 up 0.7 pct, FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.2 pct * Strong Ifo survey boosts growth expectations * Germany's DAX hits 5-year high * Euro zone banks rally on ECB loan repayment plans * Nokia down 5.4 pct on cash concerns By Francesco Canepa LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - European shares rallied on Friday as strong economic data out of Germany boosted expectations Europe's largest economy can help drag the region out of crisis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/european-shares-rally-german-growth-hopes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe European Union Indexes Politics Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739319 at http://www.globalpost.com European stock index futures turn flat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/european-stock-index-futures-turn-flat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - European stock index futures turned flat just ahead of the cash market open on Tuesday as investors consolidated a push to multi-month highs on several key indexes.</p> <p>At 0755 GMT, futures for the Euro STOXX 50 were flat.</p> <p>To read more about the factors affecting European stocks, please click</p> Futures contract Indexes STOXX Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740888 at http://www.globalpost.com Europe shares extend recovery, gains capped http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/europe-shares-extend-recovery-gains-capped <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.4 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.1 pct * Euro STOXX 50 capped by 50-day moving average * Cholet Dupont strategist recommends buying on dips By Blaise Robinson PARIS, Feb 6 (Reuters) - European stocks rose in early trade on Wednesday, extending the previous session's recovery with an upbeat outlook from ArcelorMittal reassuring investors. Shares in the world's largest steelmaker gained 2.3 percent, bouncing back from a recent 10 percent slide after the company forecast improved demand and earnings in 2013.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/europe-shares-extend-recovery-gains-capped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial economics Indexes Investment Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 10:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747335 at http://www.globalpost.com