May 31, 2016 2:52 PM ET
European stock market indexes closed lower and latest economic data showed the euro zone is still in deflation. However, most major European markets gained in May. Volkswagen reported a 20% drop in profits.
May 30, 2016 12:44 PM ET
European stock markets closed slightly higher on Monday after France and Austria revised economic growth estimates. Daimler AG may face record cartel charges from the European Union. Dutch mail operator PostNL and Belgian rival BPost failed to agree on merger terms.
May 27, 2016 1:03 PM ET
European stocks closed flat and banks and resource sectors were in focus in the region. Roche AG announced positive results for a new blood cancer drug. Adidas sold its U.S.-based Mitchell & Ness. Philips Lighting jumped 10% to on its first day of trading.
May 26, 2016 5:55 PM ET
European markets closed higher but gains were limited after banks recorded another down day. Banco Popular surprised investors with an announcement of €2.5 billion rights issue. Daily Mail & General Trust plunged 10% and reported falling advertising revenues.
May 25, 2016 3:51 PM ET
European markets recorded solid gains on Wednesday after Greece reached an agreement with its creditors to unlock bailout funds, while oil price advanced and boosted energy stocks. Marks & Spencer lost 10.2% after the retailer warned that apparel business restructuring would hurt short term profit.
May 23, 2016 6:25 PM ET
European stocks recorded losses in a volatile session Monday. Economic activity in the euro zone slowed down in May, according to a private survey. Bayer AG offered to buy the U.S. based Monsanto for $62 billion. Fiat Chrysler may be prohibited from selling cars in Germany due to emission rules.
May 19, 2016 9:40 PM ET
Stocks in Europe traded sharply lower after a missing EgyptAir plane dragged down shares of travel companies. The prospects of a U.S rate hike and a stronger dollar weighed on resource stocks. Thomas Cook plunged 18% on a lower full-year outlook.
May 18, 2016 9:43 PM ET
Trading in Europe was volatile on Wednesday, but markets staged a late rebound. Burberry fell 2.2% after reporting an 8% drop in profit. Sonova tumbled 6.8% after the Swiss hearing aid maker missed its full-year sales and profit targets.
May 16, 2016 9:28 PM ET
European stocks recovered after a volatile day as a rally in oil prices offset disappointing economic data from China. Eutelsat extended two-day loss to more than 31%. Telecom Italia more than doubled its cost-cutting target to €1.6 billion by 2018.
May 17, 2016 9:15 PM ET
European stock markets erased early gains. U.K. homebuilder Taylor Wimpey surged 4.7% on better than expected dividend payout policy. Vodafone rose 1.5%, after the telecom operator said its European business grew for the first time in six years and increased its dividend payout.