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European stocks slipped on Friday as continuing worries over China's regulatory crackdown on tech stocks overshadowed upbeat earnings reports.
European stocks extended their recent rally on Thursday, leaving some of the Continent's main indices within striking distance of their all-time highs.
European stocks extended gains on Wednesday even as investors waited on the US central bank's latest policy announcement scheduled for after the close of trading.
European stocks were still lower as sharp falls in Hong Kong and Shanghai-listed stocks dragged on investor sentiment around the world.
European stocks finished on a mixed note after regulatory worries hit Chinese markets and ahead of a busy week for corporate earnings and economic data.
European shares ended the final day of the week higher, boosted by auto stocks and the eurozone central bank’s promise to continue stimulus.
European shares finished higher yet again, driven by strong corporate earnings and optimism over economic recovery from the Covid pandemic and after the European Central Bank maintained a 'dovish' stance on policy at its latest policy meeting.
European shares continued to rally on Wednesday as upbeat earnings reports and a strong rise in travel stocks boosted sentiment.
European shares staged a small bounce on Tuesday as bargain hunters stepped in, but some analysts remained quite cautious regarding the outlook for stocks in the immediate future.
European shares were pummeled at the start of the week, with energy and travel stocks pacing losses as investors fretted about the rising number of Delta variant Covid cases globally.
European stocks finished the week on a down note even as travel stocks rallied, as rising numbers of Covid-19 cases across the Continent continued to sap investors' confidence.
European stocks finished lower on Thursday as rising Covid-19 case numbers across the Continent continued to drag on risk appetite.
Stocks across the Continent were little changed by the end of trading on Wednesday despite ongoing concerns around the increasing in cases of the Covid-19 Delta variant while a rise in UK and US inflation stoked fears of higher interest rates.
European stocks were for the most part little changed on Tuesday, although periphery stocks underperformed significantly due to the ongoing fifth wave of the pandemic on the Continent.
European shares overcame early weakness to finish higher on Monday, even as investors continued to worry about the spread of Covid-19 cases and rising inflation.
European stocks recouped most of the previous session's losses on Friday as positive news on Pfizer's booster shot offset worries over the rising number of global Covid-19 cases.
European stocks finished firmly in the red, alongside a retreat in government bond yields, amid growing concerns about the impact that the Covid-19 Delta variant will have on economic growth in the region - at least in the next few months.
European stocks rebounded on the back of upbeat news from Royal Dutch Shell and UK housebuilder Redrow as investors eyed the latest set of policy minutes from the US Federal Reserve.
European stocks finished firmly in the red on Tuesday, weighed down by weaker-than-expected economic reports out in the US.
European stocks finished higher on Monday as upbeat eurozone business activity data and a sharp rise in Morrisons shares helped to offset worries about the Delta variant.