Tag: European Stock Market

In Europe: European shares bounce back, led by peripheral markets

2 October 2012

Bailout request set to lift markets…trying times I’d say.

European stocks rose around midday on Tuesday, reversing early losses and led by peripheral markets on growing expectation of a near-term bailout request from Spain.

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In Europe: European stocks pause after rally, uptrend intact

17 September 2012

“There’s no need to wait for a pull-back because the trend is very strong…” Famous last words?

European stocks were down around midday on Monday as investors took a breather following a sharp two-week rally and a key index hit strong resistance, although the retreat could be short-lived as recent central bank moves boost risk appetite. Read more…

In Europe: Draghi Says Officials Agree On ECB Unlimited Bond-Buying

6 September 2012

You decide; necessary or bad precedent?

European Central Bank President¬†Mario Draghi said policy makers agreed to an unlimited bond- purchase program to regain control of¬†interest rates in the euro area and fight speculation of a currency breakup. Read more…

In Europe: European Stocks Decline From Two-Month High; HSBC Falls

4 July 2012

Back to reality? Seems as though “common sense is returning to the market.”

European stocks declined, dragging the Stoxx¬†Europe 600 Index from a two-month high, as service- industry measures in the U.K. and¬†Germany missed forecasts. U.S. index futures fell, while Asian shares advanced. Read more…