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M&A continued as a key influence for European stocks while politics also returned to the fore as polls narrowed in favor of Le Pen
Royal Bank of Scotland shares surged Monday after the state-owned lender said that it's preparing to the abandon a plan to sell part of its retail unit
European stocks traded higher across the board Monday as takeover news and solid economic sentiment offset ongoing concerns over political uncertainty in the region
European stocks traded higher across the board Monday as takeover news and solid economic sentiment offset ongoing concerns over political uncertainty in the region.
Royal Bank of Scotland shares surged Monday after the state-owned lender said that it's preparing to the abandon a plan to sell part of its Williams & Glyn retail unit.
The bailed-out lender is exploring an alternative plan after saying it will miss an EC target to dispose of assets, including Williams & Glyn, and repay state aid
Stocks took heart from Janet Yellen's hawkish remarks to the Senate committee and more corporate earnings
Continental indices led the charge following strong gains for auto stocks.
European banks will probably continue to struggle with the loss of investment-banking clients to the U.S., according to New York-based Goldman Sachs.
Benchmarks in Europe were broadly higher after new Iran sanctions boosted oil, while investors focus on corporate earnings and solid jobs data.
European bank stocks led markets higher Friday as investors reacted to reports that U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order to roll back Dodd-Frank regulations.
European investors looked past weaker manufacturing data and a rate hike from China Friday, preferring to focus on a key jobs report from the U.S. later in the session.
Commodities lent support to London's stock markets but benchmarks were down across the board
Johnson & Johnson is buying the Swiss biotech Actelion for $30 billion.
RBS will book a £3.1 billion provision linked to DoJ investigations into the sale and underwriting of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the global financial crisis.
Germany's DAX led the pack on Wednesday, with the CAC 40 and FTSE 100 in tow.
The first full day of trading under the new U.S. administration saw investors adopting a risk-off stance across Europe
Company news came back to the fore for European stocks on Wednesday as earnings season approaches.
The emerging market bank has doubled down on shipping.
European stock markets ended in the red Monday as Brexit concerns and comments President-elect Donald Trump fuelled a risk-off narrative.
A pending Brexit from the single market and questions over the EU's survival put politics back on the agenda.
Shares keep bumping up against resistance in the $6 to $7 range, and further declines are possible.
The scale of the Deutsche Bank settlement means investors might be underestimating the cost faced by British lender RBS.
Markets fell on Wednesday with no clear winner emerging from the tussle between higher-risk and defensive stocks.
Banks were the biggest detractor from returns as Monte Paschi and Deutsche Bank weighed amid risk-off trading
A resurgent banking sector leads markets higher as investors continue to react to the Fed's latest move.