Jan 15, 2016 11:30 AM ET
European stock markets extended losses as oil prices tanked below $30 a barrel and the outlook on China remained pessimistic. BHP Billiton wrote down $7.2 billion in U.S. shale assets. Renault confirmed French investigation for emissions fraud. H&M posted better-than-expected December sales.
Jan 14, 2016 1:00 PM ET
European markets plunged on weakness in auto makers, oil price jitters, and volatile Shanghai market. Renault is allegedly investigated for emission-related fraud. The Bank of England kept its interest rates at 0.5%. The German economy expanded at the fastest pace in five years.
Jan 13, 2016 12:36 PM ET
European sentiment rebounded and investor sought comfort in the latest international trade data from China. Barratt said home completion in six months to December increased 9.4%. U.K. retailer Dunelm blamed the mild winter for the 0.8% drop in sales. Sodexo kept its forecast for 3% revenue growth in 2016.
Jan 12, 2016 6:35 PM ET
European stocks rebounded as domestic companies issued better than expected quarterly updates and markets in China stabilized. In the U.K., retailers Debenhams and Wm. Morrison Supermarkets surged after posting better than expected Christmas sales. SAPís revenues surged 18%.
Jan 08, 2016 10:42 AM ET
Stock in Europe moved higher on Friday but market indexes registered losses weekly losses of as much as 6%. German industrial production declined 0.3% in November, while the U.K. trade deficit narrowed. Glencore wins antitrust court ruling in the U.S.
Jan 07, 2016 9:57 AM ET
European markets dropped 2% after China let yuan drop further and faster. The euro zone unemployment fell to 10.5% in November, the lowest level in four years. Marks & Spencer said chief executive plans to retire in 2016. Jewelry retailer and maker Pandora said 2015 revenues increased 40%.
Jan 06, 2016 11:00 AM ET
European stocks were sharply lower Wednesday on concerns about the global economic growth. The services PMI in China dropped to a 17-month low in December. Electricite de France SA may record about Ä6.5 billion in asset sales.
Jan 05, 2016 5:03 PM ET
European markets closed little changed after a volatile trading session. December unemployment in Germany was flat at 6.3%, the lowest in 24 years. Volkswagen faces more civil penalties in the U.S. Orange and Bouygues confirmed merger talks.
Jan 04, 2016 10:06 AM ET
European markets fell sharply on the first trading day in 2016 amid weak data on Chinese manufacturing and rising tensions in the Middle East. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plunged 35% after the company spun off Ferrari. Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent won a regulatory approval for merger.