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# dax - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Tweet Sweeper: Glenda (32) tweets Niall (20) about making babies Twitterverse

Tweet Sweeper: Glenda (32) tweets Niall (20) about making babies

All the best of the week’s tweets from famous people.

# dax - Thursday 27 December, 2012

European stocks rise after festive break

Europe’s main stock markets rise as traders focus on whether the United States will avert the 2013 “fiscal cliff”.

# dax - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Markets open strongly on news of EU's fiscal compact deal

A deal in Brussels is music to the ears of those on the trading floor…

# dax - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Stock markets close up on first day of 2012

Will today’s solid performances be a good omen for the rest of the year? Investors will hope so.

# dax - Friday 4 November, 2011

From The42 Dax (not the DAX) survives attack by anti-capitalist nerds Hackers

Dax (not the DAX) survives attack by anti-capitalist nerds

The website of French rugby club US Dax has recovered after being targeted by hackers who mistook it for a branch of the German stock exchange.

# dax - Friday 23 September, 2011

Stock markets tread water after dire day of heavy losses

European stock markets had recorded sharp gains when they opened, but have since lost them and are broadly flat.

# dax - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Mixed day for markets on back of 'Merkozy' proposals

European stock markets are up and down on the back of proposals for a full-time Eurozone ‘financial government’.

Markets open down off the back of Sarkozy and Merkel's Eurozone plans

Meanwhile the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan insists the changes proposed for the Eurozone are not dramatic ones.

# dax - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Eurozone debt panic drags US markets back down

Poor economic growth in the Eurozone – and Merkel and Sarkozy’s plans for Eurozone government – end the rally.

Euro slowdown spreads to powerhouse Germany

Europe’s largest economy has almost stalled, new figures show – raising fears for the region as a whole.

# dax - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

US stocks slump amid fears about European banks

The Dow Jones has fallen back again following yesterday’s gain.

Dour US opening sends European markets back into the red

It seems the worst is over for the stock markets, as Europe’s markets all make modest gains in morning trading.

# dax - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Dow Jones rallies after Fed statement

The Federal Reserve said today that it’s likely to keep interest rates at record lows for the next two years. It also acknowledged that the economy is weaker than it had thought.

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# dax - Monday 8 August, 2011

Dow disaster: 632-point drop is the 6th-worst in history

The Dow Jones ends its day deep in the red, as the S&P loses 6.6 per cent and the NASDAQ sheds nearly 7 per cent of its value.

Take 5: Monday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

US markets continue nosedive as investors dump shares for bonds

The US bond market responds brilliantly to the S&P downgrade, but the world’s stock markets are the obvious victims.

# dax - Friday 5 August, 2011

US jobs news - and ECB intervention - puts brakes on stock market crash

The Dow Jones and the Nasdaq are in positive territory as European markets managed to reverse some of their earlier losses.

How are the markets looking this lunchtime?

Things are looking up in Spain and Italy but not so good elsewhere as we await the markets opening on Wall Street.