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2017-03-30
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European stocks rose for a third straight day on Thursday, with the German benchmark logging its highest close since April 2015 on the back of a sliding euro. The DAX 30 index DAX,..
U.K. stocks ended a choppy day in negative territory on Thursday, pressured by a rally for the pound as the British government cracked on with the process of leaving the European U..
The U.K. government on Thursday published proposals to convert swaths of European Union laws and regulations into U.K. law, a plan the government says will pave the way for a smoot..
Rather than wallow in the uncertainty, or join in the endless debate between the bulls and bears, you could look for a Trump trade that still might have some juice left in it. Toda..
Stock markets were broadly lower across Asia Thursday following a mixed session in the U.S. overnight, with shares in Shanghai staging their biggest intraday drop this year. The be..
European stock markets rose for a third straight day on Thursday, lifted by the oil sector after encouraging news from energy major Saipem. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, +0.08% ..
Lloyd’s of London, the 329-year-old insurance market, has said Brussels will be its post-Brexit base in the European Union. The move is designed to allow Lloyd’s to continue to do ..
The U.K. government is expected to publish details Thursday of its plans to convert EU laws and regulations into U.K. law, a move officials say will pave the way for a smooth trans..
It’s been quite a week in the U.K. — but wait, there’s more! British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, officially starting the countr..
The British pound edged lower on Thursday, as investors continued to assess the prospects for the currency after the Brexit process officially got underway. The pound GBPUSD, -0.16..
Nine months after Brits voted to leave the European Union, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday fired the Brexit starting gun, triggering Article 50 and officially starting..
U.K. airlines could face major upheaval as the country untangles itself from the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday officially triggered the two-year divorce p..
Stock markets were broadly down early Thursday following a mixed session in the U.S. overnight, though shares in Australia outperformed the rest of the region thanks to firmer oil ..
2017-03-29
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The British pound weakened on Wednesday as the U.K. formally began the process of leaving the European Union. The pound GBPUSD, +0.0402% changed hands at $1.2440 late Wednesday in ..
Treasury yields fell Wednesday as traders snapping up U.S. government bonds were encouraged by Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer’s dovish comments on Tuesday, when he reiterated hi..
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OMG — save us from the divorce metaphor for Brexit. The media are full of pundits comparing Britain’s triggering of the exit clause in the European Union treaties to the often mess..
The U.K.’s June vote to leave the European Union was a blow for the country’s currency, with the pound at one point plummeting to a multidecade low in the aftermath of the referend..
Gold futures fell Wednesday for a second straight session, adding to their decline from the one-month high they hit at the start of the week as the U.S. dollar strengthened on the ..
The tech-heavy Nasdaq closed higher for a fourth straight session Wednesday, while the Dow industrials finished lower, as stock investors digested hawkish comments from Federal Res..
Treasury yields fell Wednesday as traders snapping up U.S. government bonds were encouraged by Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer’s dovish comments on Tuesday, when he reiterated hi..
If the leavers have their way, the new U.K. will look a lot like the old U.K., and that’s bad news for criminals, naughty kids and burgundy passports. With the end of the beginning..
U.K. stocks ended in positive territory Wednesday, helped by the pound’s drop, as Britain triggered Article 50 and officially kicked off its exit from the European Union, known as ..
European stocks rose for a second straight day Wednesday, as investors largely ignored the official commencement of the U.K.’s negotiations to break from the European Union, dubbed..
The British pound weakened on Wednesday as the U.K. formally began the process of leaving the European Union. The pound GBPUSD, -0.2088% changed hands at $1.2411, up slightly from ..
U.S. stocks on Wednesday struggled to break higher, with the Nasdaq Composite outpacing its equity-benchmark brethren, as stock investors digested hawkish comments from Federal Res..
The British pound weakened on Wednesday as the U.K. formally began the process of leaving the European Union. The pound GBPUSD, -0.1606% changed hands at $1.2411, up slightly from ..
Prime Minister Theresa May in the cabinet office late Tuesday signs the official letter to European Council President Donald Tusk invoking Article 50. The British pound weakened on..
U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday, with the Dow extending its recent downward trend and putting itself on track for its ninth decline out of the past 10 sessions. The day’s decl..
LONDON (MarketWatch) — It was a quiet, low-key moment, with little drama or fanfare. At 12:30 today, Sir Tim Barrow, Britain’s permanent representative to the European Union, left ..
A day after confidence data ripped to 16-year highs, taking stocks along for the ride, some are asking if investors have gotten a little too spirited away. “Barely one day on, and ..
Gold futures fell Wednesday for a second straight session, adding to their decline from the one-month high they hit at the start of the week as the U.S. dollar strengthened. “With ..
Happy “Article 50” Day! U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, officially starting the country’s withdrawal from the European Union. ..
As the U.K. starts the clock on Brexit, Matthew Lynn looks at three ways Article 50 will change Britain and Europe forever. See full story. The paw prints of animal spirits are sta..
The U.K. government letter formally starting the Brexit process has been received by Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, kicking off two years of negotiations. The lett..
The U.K. government letter formally starting the Brexit process has been received by Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, kicking off two years of negotiations. The lett..
U.S. stock futures pointed to a muted open Wednesday, with the Dow poised to catch its breath after a 151-point gain that followed better-than-expected economic reports. Traders ar..
LONDON—The U.K. on Wednesday is set to make official its planned exit from the European Union, starting on an unprecedented path to reshape its relationship with its closest allies..
When the Trumpnado hit the bond market after the U.S. election in November, many investors assumed there would be higher interest rates, faster economic growth, a stronger currency..
European stocks rose for a second straight day on Wednesday, but investors seemed to take a cautious stance as the U.K. prepared to trigger Brexit negotiations with the rest of the..
LONDON (MarketWatch) — It will be a quiet, low-key moment, with little drama or fanfare. At 12:30 today, Sir Tim Barrow, Britain’s permanent representative to the European Union, w..
How will the pound react Wednesday to a big step in the Brexit process? The pound GBPUSD, -0.4096%  has fallen about 17% against the dollar since Britons voted on June 23 to l..
The British pound declined against the U.S. dollar and the yen on Wednesday as investors braced for formal Brexit procedures to be triggered by the U.K. government later in the glo..
2017-03-28
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Technically speaking, each major U.S. benchmark has just survived this year’s first retest of the 50-day moving average. The successful tests preserve an intermediate-term market u..
Technically speaking, each major U.S. benchmark has just survived this year’s first retest of the 50-day moving average. The successful tests preserve an intermediate-term market u..
The Daily Mail ran a story this week about a meeting between British PM Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, in which the two leaders discussed “Brexit,” a seco..
U.K. stocks closed higher Tuesday, helped by the pound’s fall ahead of a key Brexit step and rallying U.S. markets. The advance came as the pound GBPUSD, -0.6609%  retreated t..
A new £1 coin has gone into circulation in the U.K. — and Brits are trying to guess what the top-secret security measure in the piece of money is. The hidden change in the revamped..
A new £1 coin has gone into circulation in the U.K. — and Brits are trying to guess what the top-secret security measure in the piece of money is. The hidden change in the revamped..
U.K. stocks struggled to push higher Tuesday, after U.S. markets ended their session well above their worst levels, as traders appeared to avoid big bets ahead of a key Brexit step..
Victory for Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election could force the market to dust off its playbook from the eurozone sovereign crisis of 2011, according J.P. Morgan Caze..
European stocks stepped higher Tuesday, as analysts said worries were abating over whether the Trump administration will be able to push through pro-growth reforms in the world’s l..
2017-03-25
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ROME—European Union leaders, except British Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged their allegiance to the bloc on the 60th anniversary of its founding on Saturday, but deep divisions..
2017-03-24
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European stocks closed lower on Friday, with a key health-care-bill vote in the U.S. keeping investors on edge going into the weekend. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, -0.18%  ..
European stocks headed lower on Friday, with the delayed health-care-bill vote in the U.S. keeping investors on edge going into the weekend. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, -0.41%..
2017-03-23
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So, is this it? Are we finally witnessing the dying of the bull and the breakdown of the “Trump trade?” To those prone to fits of jitters, it’s starting to feel that way. “Markets ..
2017-03-22
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The stock market on Tuesday endured its biggest decline since October, and plucky dip-buyers didn’t exactly trip over themselves to partake in any sort of rebound on the Dow DJIA, ..
The stock market on Tuesday endured its biggest decline since October, and plucky dip-buyers aren’t exactly tripping over themselves to partake in any sort of rebound on the Dow DJ..
Don’t freak out about the current selloff in banking stocks — just pick your region carefully if diving into the financial sector. That’s the message from Citigroup, which recommen..
The FTSE 250 has been the U.K. stock gauge to watch if you want a sense of how the country’s economy is handling the Brexit process. But it’s now in for some competition, as the CB..
The U.S. dollar weakened against its major rivals on Wednesday, dropping to a four-month low against the yen amid a growing risk-aversion from a deepening U.S. stock market retreat..
U.K. stocks sold off Wednesday, with the “Trump trade” that’s been driving a global stock rally seeming to fade as investors turned more pessimistic about the chances of the new U...
U.K. stocks sold off Wednesday, with the “Trump trade” that has driving a global stock rally seeming to fade as investors turned more pessimistic about the chances of the new U.S. ..
LONDON (MarketWatch) — What might it take to finally get the average German to invest in shares? How about the longest bull run in recent history. In the last month, the benchmark ..