DAX http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23947/all en European stock index futures signal lower open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/european-stock-index-futures-signal-lower-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><body></body></p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - European stock index futures<br /> pointed to a lower open on Tuesday after recent advances to<br /> 22-month highs, with investors seen trading cautiously before<br /> the start of the fourth quarter earnings season.</p> <p>At 0703 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, Germany's<br /> DAX and France's CAC were 0.2 percent lower.</p> <p> </p> CDATA DAX Economics Euro Stoxx 50 Financial economics Futures contract Investment Stock Stock market index future STOXX Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:54:47 +0000 5731504 at http://www.globalpost.com HeidelbergCement says 'cautiously confident' for 2013 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/heidelbergcement-says-cautiously-confident-2013 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>German construction materials group HeidelbergCement said Thursday it is "cautiously confident" for the current year after it met all its 2012 targets.</p> <p>"Due to the continuing strong economic growth in the emerging markets and the recovery in the United States, we are cautiously confident for the future," said chief executive Bernd Scheifele.</p> <p>"We are pleased that we achieved our goal of increasing revenue and operating income despite the negative impact of the euro crisis on many countries in Europe," Scheifele said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/heidelbergcement-says-cautiously-confident-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> DAX HeidelbergCement Technology AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:45:59 +0000 5748657 at http://www.globalpost.com European stocks close with strong gains http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/european-stocks-close-strong-gains <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europe's main stock markets closed sharply higher on Tuesday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies jumping by 1.36 percent to 6,431.95 points after the main US stock market opened at a record high following comments by a US Federal Reserve official.</p> <p>Frankfurt's DAX 30 gained 2.32 percent to reach a five-year high of 7,870.31 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 leapt by 2.09 percent to 3,787.19 points.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/european-stocks-close-strong-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> DAX AFP Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:18:48 +0000 5774067 at http://www.globalpost.com British Land leads European shares lower after share issue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/british-land-leads-european-shares-lower-after-share-issue <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, March 12 (Reuters) - European shares edged lower on Tuesday, consolidating near 4-1/2 year highs, with landlord British Land leading fallers after announcing a share issue.</p> <p>Shares in the UK firm fell 2.9 percent, with brokers flagging dilution to the stock from the planned issue of nearly 90 million new shares, designed to raise funds for new investments.</p> <p>It was the top faller on the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which was down 0.1 percent at 1,193.50 points by 0810 GMT.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/british-land-leads-european-shares-lower-after-share-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> DAX Politics Stock market Thomson Reuters Tue, 12 Mar 2013 10:00:04 +0000 5780483 at http://www.globalpost.com Asia, Africa growth strengthen HeidelbergCement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/asia-africa-growth-strengthen-heidelbergcement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>German construction materials group HeidelbergCement said Thursday it aimed to bolster earnings and profits in 2013 after strong growth in Asia and Africa drove a solid performance last year.</p> <p>"The managing board has set the objective of further increasing revenue and operating income in 2013 and significantly improving profit before tax," the firm said in its annual earnings statement.</p> <p>Operating profit grew by nine percent last year compared with the previous period to 1.6 billion euros ($2.1 billion) on turnover of 14.02 billion euros, also a gain of nine percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/asia-africa-growth-strengthen-heidelbergcement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> DAX HeidelbergCement Technology AFP Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:00:35 +0000 5783182 at http://www.globalpost.com European stocks close lower http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/european-stocks-close-lower <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europe's main stock markets closed lower on Wednesday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies dipping 0.11 percent to 6,387.56 points.</p> <p>In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 lost 1.15 percent to 7,789.09 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 sank 0.99 percent to 3,711.64 points.</p> <p>bur-arp/rl</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> DAX AFP Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:00:48 +0000 5795483 at http://www.globalpost.com European stocks close with sharp losses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/european-stocks-close-sharp-losses <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europe's main stock markets slumped on Tuesday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies giving up 1.08 percent to 6,420.28 points.</p> <p>In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 fell by 0.87 percent to 7,874.75 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 lost 1.32 percent to 3,754.96 points.</p> <p>bur-wai/rl</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> DAX AFP Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:00:28 +0000 5800499 at http://www.globalpost.com European stocks extend losses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130404/european-stocks-extend-losses <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europe's main stock markets slumped again on Wednesday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies giving up 1.19 percent to 6,344.12 points after losing 1.08 percent a day earlier.</p> <p>In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 fell by 0.73 percent to 7,817.39 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 lost 0.77 percent to 3,726.16 points.</p> <p>bur-wai/arp</p> <div class="field 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<p>bur-wai/arp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> DAX AFP Thu, 04 Apr 2013 16:15:32 +0000 5801698 at http://www.globalpost.com European stocks close higher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130411/european-stocks-close-higher <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europe's main stock markets closed higher on Thursday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies rising 0.45 percent to 6,416.14 points.</p> <p>In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 climbed 0.78 percent to 7,871.63 points, in Paris the CAC 40 added 0.85 percent to 3,775.66 points.</p> <p>bur-rl/mfp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> DAX AFP Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:29:03 +0000 5811633 at http://www.globalpost.com European stocks close lower http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/european-stocks-close-lower <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europe's main stock markets closed lower on Monday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies falling by 0.64 percent to 6,343.60 points.</p> <p>In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 was 0.41 percent lower at 7,712.63 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 lost 0.50 percent to 3,710.48 points.</p> <p>bur-wai/gd</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> DAX AFP Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:31:42 +0000 5816108 at http://www.globalpost.com European stocks close sharply lower http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/european-stocks-close-sharply-lower <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europe's main stock markets closed sharply lower on Wednesday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies falling by 0.96 percent to 6,244.21 points.</p> <p>In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 fell 2.34 percent to 7,503.03 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 dropped 2.35 percent to a four month low of 3,599.23 points.</p> <p>bur-rl/txw</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> DAX AFP Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:00:52 +0000 5818460 at http://www.globalpost.com European stocks close higher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/european-stocks-close-higher <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europe's main stock markets closed mostly higher on Friday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies rising 0.69 percent to 6,286.59 points.</p> <p>In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 slid 0.18 percent to 7,459.96 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 added 1.46 percent to 3,651.96 points.</p> <p>bur-rl/bm </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> DAX AFP Fri, 19 Apr 2013 16:17:15 +0000 5820381 at http://www.globalpost.com European stocks close higher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/european-stocks-close-higher <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europe's main stock markets closed strongly higher for the second consecutive session on Wednesday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies rising 0.40 percent to 6,431.76 points.</p> <p>In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 climbed 1.32 percent to 7,759.21 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 jumped 1.58 percent to 3,842.94 points.</p> <p>bur-arp/rl</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> DAX AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 16:01:01 +0000 5824229 at http://www.globalpost.com German blue-chip DAX index tops all-time intraday high http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130507/german-blue-chip-dax-index-tops-all-time-intraday-high <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Germany's blue-chip DAX 30 stock index topped an all-time intraday high in late morning on Tuesday, propelled by a raft of favourite corporate earnings reports, traders said.</p> <p>The DAX rose 0.6 percent on the day to an intraday high of 8,162.54 points, surpassing the previous record high of 8,151.57 points dating from July 2007. It subsequently slipped back slightly to show a gain of 0.57 percent at 8,158.44 points. </p> <p>spm/fz/hd</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> DAX DAX 30 AFP Tue, 07 May 2013 10:15:28 +0000 5832340 at http://www.globalpost.com