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A daily overview of the top business, market and economic stories you should be watching today in the UK and abroad.
Europe’s stock markets were brought down to earth on Monday by Chinese data that showed how much economic activity has slowed reminding participants that it will need more than grand words and handshake deals to revive a global economy hobbled by various trade-related uncertainties.
Investing.com -- Europe's stock markets opened broadly lower on Wednesday, extending losses in the wake of a U.S. manufacturing survey that showed activity contracting at the fastest rate in 10 years. Sentiment was further depressed by reports that U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans to avoid a disorderly Brexit at the end of the month had been badly received by the EU.
Investing.com -- Credit Suisse (SIX:CSGN) was the second-best performing bank stock in Europe after early trading on Monday, as reports suggested that the group’s board was willing to back CEO Tidjane Thiam over an unseemly spying scandal that has led to much clutching of pearls and dropped monocles in the staid world of Swiss banking.
Investing.com -- European stock markets turned lower Monday as another round of disappointingly weak readings from regional business surveys showed there’s still no sign of a turnaround in the economy.
Investing.com -- European stock markets opened lower Tuesday as concerns over the spike in oil prices continued to weigh on markets. Asian stocks had also weakened overnight, after the U.S. reportedly shared intelligence with Saudi Arabia showing that Iran was responsible for the weekend attack on its oil facilities. Saudi Arabia hasn't yet joined the U.S. in publicly blaming Iran, something that could raise the likelihood of a coordinated response against the Islamic Republic.
Investing.com -- Europe's stock markets surged in early trading and Hong Kong's rose by the most since 2011 after a report claiming that the head of Hong Kong's legislative assembly would formally withdraw a controversial bill which sparked three months of protests.