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European shares flat as Sino-U.S. trade deal in focus- tech gains

European shares flat as Sino-U.S. trade deal in focus- tech gains

Published 13/01/2020

(Reuters) - European shares were little changed on Monday as investors shifted their focus to the signing of an interim Sino-U.S. trade deal later this [more…]

Saudi Aramco raises IPO to record $29.4 billion by over-allotment of shares

Saudi Aramco raises IPO to record $29.4 billion by over-allotment of shares

Published 12/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - State-owned oil company Saudi Aramco said on Sunday it had exercised its “greenshoe option” to sell an additional 450 million shares, raising [more…]

European shares hit record high as Middle East, trade tensions ease

European shares hit record high as Middle East, trade tensions ease

Published 09/01/2020

(Reuters) - European shares touched a record high Thursday, tracking broader gains in global equities, after the United States and Iran backed away from further [more…]

Large investor lays out $31 million options hedge against U.S. stock market drop

Large investor lays out $31 million options hedge against U.S. stock market drop

Published 02/12/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Monday’s slide in U.S. stocks prompted at least one large investors to load up big on stock options that would guard [more…]

Wall Street Week Ahead: Conditions may be set for Santa Claus rally

Wall Street Week Ahead: Conditions may be set for Santa Claus rally

Published 24/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - (This November 22 story has been refiled to add dropped word in paragraph 12.) A year after the U.S. stock market [more…]

Hong Kong gloom spreads to Europe, miners lead decline

Hong Kong gloom spreads to Europe, miners lead decline

Published 11/11/2019

(Reuters) - European shares edged lower for a second session on Monday as an escalation in Hong Kong protests, an inconclusive Spanish election and Moody’s [more…]

Wall Street Week Ahead: Tech haves and have-nots face third-quarter tests

Wall Street Week Ahead: Tech haves and have-nots face third-quarter tests

Published 21/10/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Technology companies, which make up the largest swath of the U.S. stock market, are expected to post a nearly 8% drop [more…]

Wall Street Week Ahead: Bruised U.S. banks expected to report third quarter earnings decline

Wall Street Week Ahead: Bruised U.S. banks expected to report third quarter earnings decline

Published 12/10/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The biggest U.S. banks are expected to kick off the earnings season on a sour note next week due to falling [more…]

European shares rise as Beijing reins in tariff moves

European shares rise as Beijing reins in tariff moves

Published 11/09/2019

(Reuters) - European shares rose to six-week highs on Wednesday, as China eased trade worries by saying it would exempt some U.S. goods from additional [more…]

Hedge fund-backed reinsurance duo poised for performance uptick:…

Hedge fund-backed reinsurance duo poised for performance uptick:…

Published 01/09/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two reinsurance firms backed by prominent hedge funds are considered good investments as their share price performance has yet to benefit [more…]