• Stocks recover their poise as Italy concerns abate

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

    LONDON - Stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday amid hopes for a resolution in Italy's political turmoil that may put a halt to talk of another election this year.
    KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX climbed 0.6 percent to 12,748 while the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares rose 0.3 percent to 7,654. Italy's FTSE MIB was the region's standout, jumping 2 percent to 21,180. The CAC 40 in France though, underperformed, trading 0.4 percent lower at 5,415. U.S. stocks were poised for a solid open, with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures up 0.5 percent.
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  • Stock futures steady after selloff due to Italy crisis

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday, suggesting a respite from a steep selloff that had pushed the S&P and the Dow Jones Industrial Average to their worst day in a month due to a political crisis in Italy.
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  • Italy's political crisis is hitting global markets for a second day

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

    Reuters / Kai Pfaffenbach
    Global market turbulence extended to Asia overnight, with major Asian stock indexes losing substantial ground.
    Italy's political crisis is to blame.
    In Europe, things have calmed significantly: bond yields are falling a little in early trade, the euro is rising, and stocks are broadly flat.
    LONDON - Global markets remain tumultuous on Wednesday as Italy's political crisis continues to push investors toward safe-haven assets and away from riskier investments.
    Italy's political situation deteriorated rapidly over the weekend, with the prospect of a fresh general...
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  • World stocks fall for sixth day but Italy, euro in mini-bounce

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    LONDON - Italy's political crisis and renewed trade war fears sent world stocks lower for the sixth day in a row, though hopes that Italy could avoid a new election helped European markets stage a mini-bounce from one of their worst selloffs in years.
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