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Stocks trade higher, shrugging off AstraZeneca vaccine concerns, while traders take profit in oil and Bitcoin

European shares rose but caution prevailed after hitch in AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial. Bitcoin hits profit-taking after massive rally this week – a fall below $US16,000 risks “FOMO destruction,” one analyst said. Oil eases below this week’s high as wariness over the demand outlook resurfaces. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Stocks trade higher, shrugging off AstraZeneca vaccine concerns, while traders take profit in oil and Bitcoin
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Global stocks slide as Germany’s economy draws closer to a recession

Global stock markets are broadly lower Thursday as ongoing trade tensions, poor industrial data out of Germany, and an upcoming policy announcement from the Bank of England influence stocks. Moves so far are small, with Europe’s biggest faller on the day losing just 0.3% as of 9.15 a.m. in London […]
Global stocks slide as Germany’s economy draws closer to a recession
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‘All the good women have already been snapped up’: The ‘pitiful and patronizing’ excuses British companies give for their lack of diversity

A government report into gender balance at boardroom level reveals some shocking excuses for a lack of diversity. Preview of the long-awaited Hampton-Alexander Review into boardroom diversity sheds light on lack of female board members. Excuses included that: “All the ‘good’ women have already been snapped up.” “We have one […]
‘All the good women have already been snapped up’: The ‘pitiful and patronizing’ excuses British companies give for their lack of diversity
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European stocks dived on Monday morning thanks to US trade tensions

European stocks sold-off in early trade on Tuesday morning. Stocks followed the lead of the US markets, where all three major indices fell more than 3% on Monday. Falls were driven by President Trump’s anti-tech agenda, and continued fears of a trade war between the US and China. European markets […]
European stocks dived on Monday morning thanks to US trade tensions
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European stocks fall further after Trump says ‘trade wars are good’

Global market slide spreads to Europe after Trump announces metal tariff plans. Stocks fall further mid-morning after the president tweets that “trade wars are good.” On Thursday, Trump promised new tariffs of 25% for steel and 10% for aluminium. The news caused US stocks to tumble, and the sell-off has […]
European stocks fall further after Trump says ‘trade wars are good’
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European stock markets are rebounding

FTSE 100, DAX, and the Euro Stoxx 50 are all up over 1% on Monday morning. Futures markets are also predicting a positive open in the US. Bounceback follows a sell-off in global markets last week. LONDON – European stock markets started the week on the front foot, rallying strongly […]
European stock markets are rebounding
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European stocks are tumbling as the global market sell-off resumes

Global market sell-off resumed in the USA on Thursday, with US stocks entering a technical correction. That sell-off moved to Asia overnight, with China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite falling 4%. Early on Friday, European stocks avoided the sell-off, but as the day progressed losses increased. LONDON – European equities are seeing […]
European stocks are tumbling as the global market sell-off resumes
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European stocks recover as the global market sell-off pauses

European stocks trade in positive territory on Wednesday after big falls on Tuesday. The European market has been boosted by a recovery in the USA, where all major indexes closed higher on Tuesday evening. Global stock market sell-off appears to have paused. LONDON – European stock markets have bounced back […]
European stocks recover as the global market sell-off pauses
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