U.S. Treasuries' selloff give European stocks an edge

(Reuters) – The selloff in U.S. Treasuries may finally give the bourses of Frankfurt, Paris or Milan a decisive edge for 2021 after five straight years of underperformance against Wall Street.FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is

Ambitious EU Proposals Take Aim at Big Tech

It’s a bad week for Big Tech: While the European Commission didn’t name Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in the two new bills it put forward Tuesday, it might as well have. With the Digital Markets Act, or DMA, and

MORNING BID-Locking down?

(A look at the day ahead from EMEA deputy markets editor Sujata Rao. The views expressed are her own.) Ten million and counting. That’s how many people have been infected by the new coronavirus, while half a million have been

MORNING BID-Counteracting forces

(A look at the day ahead from EMEA deputy markets editor Sujata Rao. The views expressed are her own.) A strong performance today from trade-exposed Korean stocks and currency. But we also see a rally to eight-year highs by gold,

Vexed by annexation: The battle inside the EU over Israel

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Two months before Donald Trump unveiled his Middle East peace plan on Jan. 28, Luxembourg’s foreign minister was certain the U.S. president would break with the European Union and recognise Israeli sovereignty over Jewish settlements in the

Remembering the end of World War II in Germany

Guenter Boehm was 15 when the gunfire was silenced in Berlin. As a 15-year-old boy in the capital of Nazi Germany during the final days of the Battle of Berlin in 1945, Guenter Boehm recalls the relief when he realised