By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures and many share markets in Asia retreated on Tuesday after talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers broke down in acrimony, stoking fresh uncertainty over a bailout programme that Athens has rejected as “absurd”. U.S. stock futures (ESc1) fell 0.4 percent while Japan’s Nikkei share Read More

European markets ended slightly lower Monday as investors focused on fresh Russian sanctions from the European Union and negotiations between Greece and the rest of the euro zone over its debts. The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 Index (^STOXX) started the week on a cautious note, closing 0.11 percent lower. Greece has dominated European markets in Read More

European equities are expected to open lower Monday as negotiations over Greece’s bailout program continue and the crisis in Ukraine escalates without a peace deal in sight. The FTSE (FTSE International: .FTSE) is seen opening lower by 33 points at 6,820, the German DAX (XETRA: .GDAXI) down 89 points at 10,757 and the French CAC Read More

By Jamie McGeever LONDON (Reuters) – A surprisingly aggressive dose of monetary stimulus from Sweden’s central bank on Thursday injected life back into world markets which had been numbed by the stalemate in talks between Greece and its euro zone creditors. Stock markets across Europe reversed opening losses as investors welcomed the Riksbank’s decision to Read More

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks and the euro fell on Thursday as markets erred on the side of caution over the ongoing Greek debt negotiations amid conflicting headlines on progress in the talks. The uncertainty is expected to be highlighted in a mixed open for European bourses with spreadbetters forecasting Britain’s FTSE Read More

LONDON (Reuters) – Nerves over Greece’s future in the euro and the conflict in Ukraine dragged on European markets on Tuesday, while bets on the likelihood of a U.S. interest rate hike nudged the dollar higher and oil prices held steady after a rebound. European stocks fell 0.3 percent and the euro slipped towards $ Read More

European equities are expected to open to choppy trade Tuesday amid investor nervousness as the impasse between Greece and its international creditors over its soon-to-end bailout program continues. The FTSE (FTSE International: .FTSE) is seen opening down 8 points at 6,829, the German DAX (XETRA:.GDAXI) up 6 points at 10,669 and the French CAC (Euronext Read More

By John Geddie LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks dipped and low-rated bond yields rose on Monday after dismal Chinese trade data and signs of increasingly fraught relations between Greece and its international creditors inflamed market tensions. The dollar gave up some of the ground it made against other major currencies on Friday after strong jobs Read More