Rally in mining stocks helps Europe shake off earnings gloom

Rally in mining stocks helps Europe shake off earnings gloom
FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, February 16, 2021. REUTERS/Staff/File Photo(Reuters) - European shares rose on Thursday as mining stocks tracked a jump in commodity prices and helped outweigh the impact from a clutch of disappointing earnings reports from companies including Airbus and… Read More

EU economy to rally in second-quarter as vaccine roll-out accelerates: EU executive

EU economy to rally in second-quarter as vaccine roll-out accelerates: EU executive
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe’s economy is likely to rally in the second quarter as an acceleration in COVID-19 vaccine roll-out allows governments to gradually lift lockdown restrictions, the European Commission’s vice president for the economy Valdis Dombrovskis said Monday.FILE PHOTO: European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis attends a news conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)… Read More