Wednesday February 19, 2020

Share report: European stocks gain for first time in 3 days

European stocks rose, putting a stop to a two-day drop, as companies posted positive financial updates and US consumer confidence rose to a seven-year high.

28th October, 2014
In Dublin, the Iseq was up 0.4%

European stocks rose, putting a stop to a two-day drop, as companies posted positive financial updates and US consumer confidence rose to a seven-year high.

Novartis added 1.8 per cent after reporting third-quarter profit that beat estimates, while UBS climbed 5.8 per cent as it set aside $1.94 billion for legal costs and prepares to settle probes into alleged currency rigging.

US Federal Reserve officials are holding a two-day policy meeting and are expected to announce tomorrow an...

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