European stocks open in the red as investors digest central bank moves

European stocks opened lower Friday, as investors digested a slew of central bank rate hikes from the region and beyond. The Stoxx 600 was down 0.2% at market open, with most sectors and major stock exchanges trading in the red. Food and beverages, healthcare and retail were the only sectors to have made gains, with … Read more

SocGen earnings Q2 2022

French bank Societe Generale’s headquarters in Paris. Chesnot | Getty Images News | Getty Images Societe Generale on Wednesday reported better-than-expected earnings despite taking a 3.3 billion euro ($3.36 billion) hit from exiting its Russian operations. The French lender saw every unit grow in the second quarter, which helped offset the impact of its departure … Read more

Wall Street believes these global stocks are set for a rebound

Few would have anticipated the steep losses in stock markets this year, after such a solid 2021. But the first half of 2022 has turned out to be something of a nightmare for many investors The MSCI World had its worst start to the year on record, while the S&P 500 ended the first six … Read more

JPMorgan names its winning and losing global stocks for the rest of the year

Analysts at JPMorgan have picked their likely winners and losers for the second half of 2022, naming stocks set to do well – or badly – when factors such as inflation, bond yields and oil prices are taken into account. The analysts identified several trends for the coming months after a volatile first half that … Read more

Companies that exited Russia after its invasion of Ukraine are being rewarded with outsize stock-market returns – and those that stayed are not

The almost 1,000 companies that have opted to pull out of Russia following its unprovoked invasion of Ukraine are not just benefiting from a reputational boost. They are also being rewarded by financial markets, while those who remain behind are being punished. “We find that equity markets are actually rewarding companies for leaving Russia while … Read more

Top CEOs fear worst in Europe

Top European CEOs are fearing a euro zone recession as a confluence of economic shocks continues to threaten the outlook for the bloc. Alex Kraus | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON – The CEOs of several European blue chip companies have told CNBC that they see a significant recession coming down the pike in Europe. … Read more

Investor sells stakes in German lenders

LONDON – European markets sank Tuesday morning as traders monitored heaving selling in the banking sector, and looked ahead to key central bank meetings and US inflation prints. The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 index was down 1.2% in early deals, with the German DAX dropping 1.8% and the banking sector falling 2.3%. Reports on Monday … Read more

Morgan Stanley says stay disciplined amid volatility, and names ‘cheap’ global stocks to buy

Morgan Stanley has named a raft of "cheap" global stocks to buy, advising investors to stay disciplined on valuations.

Stock Market Today: Dow Futures Slip, Bond Yields Rise, Twitter Stock Tumbles

Text size Wall Street will be closely watching Tuesday’s release of inflation data. Angela Weiss / AFP / Getty Images Stocks slipped on Monday as investors readied for a week that holds key US inflation data and the start of the first-quarter earnings season. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 100 points, or … Read more