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S&P 500, Dow dip at open on virus fears, U.S.-China tensions

S&P 500, Dow dip at open on virus fears, U.S.-China tensions

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes opened lower on Tuesday as coronavirus-related worries and simmering U.S.-China tensions weighed on sentiment at the [more…]

Pakistani PM says ‘no doubt’ that India was behind stock exchange attack

Pakistani PM says ‘no doubt’ that India was behind stock exchange attack

Published 30/06/2020

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan told parliament on Tuesday he had no doubt that India was behind an attack on the stock [more…]

Wall Street faces danger signs after best quarter since ’98

Wall Street faces danger signs after best quarter since ’98

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - A stock rebound marked by Wall Street’s strongest quarter in more than two decades has slowed in recent weeks, as a resurgence in [more…]

Greece’s NBG hires Morgan Stanley to advise on six billion euro bad debt sale

Greece’s NBG hires Morgan Stanley to advise on six billion euro bad debt sale

Published 30/06/2020

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece’s National Bank (NBG) has hired Morgan Stanley as an adviser ahead of a planned sale of more than 6.0 billion euros [more…]

Wirecard’s former boss faces criminal complaint in Austria

Wirecard’s former boss faces criminal complaint in Austria

Published 30/06/2020

VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian lawyer has filed a criminal complaint against Wirecard’s (WDIG.DE) former Chief Executive Markus Braun and Chief Operating Officer Jan Marsalek [more…]

European shares pick up, dollar gains before quarter-end

European shares pick up, dollar gains before quarter-end

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares picked up on Tuesday after a weak start, extending the optimism of the Asian session, and oil prices steadied as [more…]

Exclusive: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist, source says

Exclusive: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist, source says

Published 30/06/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German regulators twice looked into tightening the supervision of collapsed payments firm Wirecard and discussed it with the German and European central [more…]

Rainy day hastens sovereign wealth funds’ refocus to home

Rainy day hastens sovereign wealth funds’ refocus to home

Published 25/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Famed for snapping up glitzy real estate and stakes in troubled international banks during the global financial crisis, sovereign wealth funds are [more…]

Fund giant BlackRock ‘warming up’ to European assets

Fund giant BlackRock ‘warming up’ to European assets

Published 23/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - BlackRock’s Investment Institute said on Tuesday it was “warming up” to European assets following what it called the eurozone’s “impressive” efforts to [more…]

Stock futures cling to hopes of recovery as virus cases rise

Stock futures cling to hopes of recovery as virus cases rise

Published 22/06/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday on hopes of stimulus-fueled economic recovery even though sentiment remained fragile amid growing evidence of a [more…]