British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Wednesday for more Brexit talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, officials said on Tuesday.
Commodities moved higher as investors in the States returned from the long weekend and US-China trade talks got under way again in Washington D. C.
Bernie Sanders announced on Tuesday that he will run again for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 US Presidential elections.
Stocks across the Continent are slipping lower as investors try to gauge the likely extent of the ongoing economic slowdown and wait for fresh headlines out of the trade talks between the US and China, which were set to resume later in the day, in Washington DC.
Analysts at Jefferies sounded a cautious note on shares of StanChart again on Tuesday, pointing to the declining trend in consensus estimates for the lender and the multiple hurdles that it was facing in terms of growing its revenues, which they said may necesitate a downgrade of management's expectations.
Three policemen were killed in a suicide bombing near Cairo’s famed tourist market late on Monday night, in an attack that also wounded two other policemen and a woman, according to Egyptian officials.
Chinese and US officials are set to reconvene in Washington on Tuesday to kick off a new round of talks on trade that follow positive negotiations last week in Beijing.
Analysts were slightly less downbeat in February on the prospects for the Eurozone's largest economy, even as their assessment of the current situation soured further.
The Bank of Japan may be forced to consider easing monetary policy further if a stronger yen impacts on the outlook for inflation and the economy, the governor of its central bank said.
A top European Central Bank official signaled overnight that further easing was clearly possible should the euro area economy slow more sharply.
President Trump will decide within weeks whether to impose tariffs on European cars, a decision that would surely harm an already slowing Eurozone economy.
Energy and base metals futures pushed higher at the start of the week, helped by the apparently positive news-flow regarding the prospect for reduced tensions between the US and China on trade.
Centre-right parties are expected to again come out in front from the European Union parliamentary elections due to be held between 23-26 May, but the Continent's far-right parties will make fresh inroads, according to the results of a survey.
The markets' focus over the coming week will be on the continuing trade talks between the US and China, in Washington D. C.
Two European Central Bank officials who spoke over the weekened appeared to be trying to temper market expectations, to varying degrees, for additional policy easing.
Donald Trump said trade talks with China had been "very productive" over the weekend as his team returned from Beijing and prepared for another round of negotiations.
Russia's second-largest private bank successfully tapped global debt markets this week, via the sale of a heavily over-subscribed issue.
US and Chinese officials will meet next week in Washington to continue talks on trade in an attempt to secure a final deal that will put an end to the current tensions.
Egdon Resources climbed on Friday after IGas Energy said operations at Springs Road-1, in which Egdon holds 14. 5% interest, are "progressing well".
Trade talks between the US and China that were aimed at averting the imposition of new tariffs in March have broken up without reaching a resolution.