European stockmarkets

Back in the black

Jonathan Compton says it's time to buy cheap banks

Europe is no longer the daring contrarian trade it once was

Regarded as a daring investment all too recently, European stocks have become the flavour of the month. John Stepek suggests a better place to put your money.

Europe’s bull market still has legs

The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index has slipped from May’s two-year peak in recent weeks. But investors shouldn’t worry. There is scope for further gains.

What's behind the EU’s scrap with Google

The European Union has just hit the tech giant Google with a record-breaking fine for uncompetitive practices. Is that fair? Simon Wilson reports.

Three vibrant French small-cap stocks

With Emmanuel Macron’s election victory breathing life into the French economy, professional investor Eric Labbé picks three French small-cap stocks to buy now.

The next big emerging-market meltdown

Turkey is heading for default, says Jonathan Compton, and the resulting global domino effect should not be underestimated. Investors should stand clear.

Enjoy Europe’s rally while it lasts

European stocks have had a good run so far this year. Just don’t bank on it continuing.

Can the Dax keep soaring?

The Dax, which tracks the performance of Germany’s 30 largest companies, keeps hitting all-time highs. But can it keep this up?

Macron’s victory heralds a new dawn for Europe

The last eight years have seen Europe stagnate, but now the long-delayed recovery may finally be taking place. Matthew Partridge looks at how to profit.

Macron win will boost European stocks

The mood in European equity markets is likely to be positive for the next few months, with earnings growth and upward earnings estimates both outpacing America’s.

Chart of the week: light at the end of the tunnel for Greece?

Greece has just agreed a further package of pension, tax and labour market reforms with its creditors, opening the way for discussions about debt relief – a crucial precondition for a sustainable economic recovery.

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