|FTSE MIB Index||21,202.16||-1.10%||-236.47|
|Euro Stoxx 50||3,451.71||-1.37%||-47.78|
European stocks ended the week firmly in the red as the euro continued to march higher, with the strength in the single currency weighing on exporters and car makers were hit by reports of collusion in the industry, combining to send the Dax to new three-month lows.
Stocks were significantly lower, with the Dax at three-month lows, as strength in the single currency weighed on exporters' shares, especially on those of automakers.
A powerful earthquake in the Aegean sea has wreaked havoc tourist hot-spots near the Greek island of Kos and off the coast of Turkey, leaving two dead and more than 200 injured.
After missing its self-imposed deadline of June 30, Lloyds said Friday it was close to making offers of compensation to less than half of the customers who had been impacted by counts of fraud by former bankers.
These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields: US: 2. 25% (-2bp)UK: 1. 21% (+1bp)Germany: 0. 53% (-1bp)France: 0. 78% (-3bp)Spain: 1. 49% (-7bp)Italy: 2.
Mineral exploration and development company, Beowulf Mining has appointed economists to complete a study of the economic benefits of its proposed Kallak Mine in Sweden as it seeks to bring local doubters onside.
A fairly quiet day of trading was seen today with a string of medium impact data released from the U.
Analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded their recommendation on shares of Hunting and cut their target price, telling clients consensus was too upbeat about the prospects for activity in the oilfield services space and hence the company's top-line growth.
European stocks bounced back, buoyed by a dip in the single currency and positive company updates, amid talk that the European Central Bank might not be as near as some may have thought to tinkering with its guidance.