Bye bye nonfarm payrolls! U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS CONFIRMS IT WILL NOT COLLECT OR ISSUE ECONOMIC DATA DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN
LONDON (Reuters) – The FTSE 100 fell on Tuesday, lagging other European bourses after a sales warning from Unilever that also hit other companies exposed to emerging markets.
Unilever fell 3.6 percent to an 11-month low after the consumer goods company said a slowdown in its emerging markets business had accelerated, prompting a cut to its third quarter sales expectations.
LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – European shares fell on Monday,
led lower by Italian shares after cabinet resignations in Rome
risked triggering new elections while fiscal stalemate in the
United States further soured the investor mood.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 was down 0.7
percent at 1,245.59 at 1038 GMT, with every major country index
in negative territory and tracking global equity markets spooked
by deadlock in the U.S. Congress as its budget deadline neared.
LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – A drop in Italian stocks led
European shares lower on Monday, after a wave of cabinet
resignations from former premier Silvio Berlusconi’s party
threatened new elections in the euro zone’s third biggest
Stocks that are sensitive to optimism about the global
economy were also hit as the U.S. government looked set for a
shutdown after a political impasse and China reported weaker
factory sector growth than last year’s flash figures had shown.
European stocks, y so sad?
LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Britain’s top share index
bounced back in early trading on Thursday, with the U.S. central
bank’s decision to delay a reduction in its monetary stimulus
boosting investors’ appetite for riskier assets.
The FTSE 100 index tracked a rally in global
equities after the U.S. Federal Reserve surprised markets late
on Wednesday by saying it wanted to wait for more evidence of
solid economic growth before trimming its bond purchases, which
have helped equity markets across the globe to set new highs.