S&P 500, Dow slip after grim jobless claims data

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes dipped on Thursday as a grim U.S. jobless claims report took the shine off a strong month for stock markets globally, but encouraging quarterly earnings reports from Facebook and Tesla supported…

Asia stocks inch higher after mixed U.S. corporate earnings

(Reuters) – Asian equities made cautious gains in early trade on Wednesday following mixed U.S. corporate earnings while oil prices looked set for more wild swings as storage concerns capped optimism about easing coronavirus lockdowns. Technology stocks drove all three…

Europcar still in talks over French financial aid

PARIS (Reuters) – French car hire company Europcar (EUCAR.PA) said on Tuesday it was still in talks with the government over obtaining further financing aid. Europcar has finalised the second tranche of financing programme guaranteed by the Spanish state with…