European shares fell on Monday as worries about U.S. trade policies and concerns about German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government weighed on sentiment.
European shares steadied near their highest level in almost a week on Tuesday with Casino (CASP.PA) leading gainers as investors warmed to the French supermarket’s plans to sell assets.
European shares dipped in morning trading but were on course for 8 straight wks of gains, supported by a rally in energy shares and a weaker euro, which helped investors shrug off worries over Italy.
European shares were supported on Wednesday by strength in oil stocks after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of Iran’s nuclear agreement, boosting crude prices.
European shares retreated amid disappointing corporate earnings and worries over a snap election in Italy that put Milan on track for its worst day since an inconclusive March general election.
European shares were supported on Monday by some good earning updates and gains in Nestle (NESN.S) after the Swiss-based food giant agreed a tie-up with Starbucks
European shares rose on Wednesday, boosted by some strong earnings updates and a rising tech sector after results from Apple exceeded weak expectations.
Encouraging results and a recovery among industrials helped European shares, while earnings disappointments weighed heavily on some stocks including Lufthansa and Kion.
European shares declined in early deals as worries over rising bond yields trumped a slew of well-received earnings updates from Kering and Credit Suisse.
European shares held steady at the end of a strong week as a rally in commodities softened, although strong earnings updates boosted shares in Ericsson and Telia.