European markets close higher as investors weigh economic outlook

European markets closed higher Monday after starting the new trading week on an uncertain note with investors reassessing the economic outlook. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed 0.5% higher, with tech stocks adding 2.2% while insurance stocks slid 0.5%. Global markets have been weighing the possibility that the Federal Reserve is getting ready to slow the … Read more

European markets cautious as investors weigh economic outlook

European markets started the new trading week on an uncertain note Monday with investors reassessing the economic outlook. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up 0.2% by early afternoon, with tech stocks adding 1.5% while chemicals slid 0.5%. Global markets have been weighing the possibility that the Federal Reserve is getting ready to slow the pace … Read more

Shanghai starts coming back to life as COVID lockdown eases

SHANGHAI (AP) – Traffic, pedestrians and joggers reappeared on the streets of Shanghai on Wednesday as China’s largest city began returning to normalcy amid the easing of a strict two-month COVID-19 lockdown that has drawn unusual protests over its heavy-handed implementation. . Shanghai’s Communist Party committee, the city’s most powerful political body, issued a letter … Read more