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Stocks on the move: BP up 5%, Allfunds down 9% UK wealth tech company All Funds Group saw its shares fall 9% to the bottom of the Stoxx 600 in early trade. At the top of the index, bp shares added 5% to lead a broad advance for the oil and gas sector. – Eliot … Read more

European markets open to close, data and earnings

Stocks on the move: Teleperformance up 5%, Ambu down 11% Shares of French call center company teleperformance climbed more than 5% to lead the Stoxx 600 after Citigroup upgraded the stock to “buy” from “neutral.” At the bottom of the index, Danish health care equipment company ambu plunged more than 11% after reporting a quarterly … Read more

European markets open to close, investors focus on the Fed’s next move

World’s largest container shipping firm Maersk, a barometer for global trade, warns of ‘dark clouds on the horizon’ Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping firm, on Wednesday posted record profits for the third quarter on the back of high ocean freight rates, but noted a slowdown in demand. The Danish giant, widely seen as a … Read more

Bank of England intervenes in bond markets again, warns of ‘material risk’ to UK financial stability

The Bank of England raised rates by 0.5 percentage points Thursday. Vuk Valcic | SOPA Images | Light Rocket | Getty Images LONDON — The Bank of England on Tuesday announced an expansion of its emergency bond-buying operation as it looks to restore order to the country’s chaotic bond market. The central bank said it … Read more

Open to close, stocks, data, earnings and news

More German companies planning price increases, Ifo Institute says More German companies are planning to hike prices in the coming month, according to a new Ifo Institute survey published Wednesday. Price expectations across the whole economy for the coming month hit 53.5 points in September, up from a seasonally-adjusted 48.1 in August. The food price … Read more