Closing changes for the main European bourses: The story in France is that telecom companies backed away from merger talks.
The world stock market had no single trend on Monday.
Tough week for European stock traders but the losses today were minimal: On the week: Outflows from European stocks are a drag
European bonds A gap down in European stocks today and they haven’t remotely looked like coming back.
In the Wall Street Journal overnight, a report on rising pressures inJjapan for companies to deliver more to shareholders.
The BOJ Tankan is due next Tuesday.
I haven’t been so enthusiastic about the charts in awhile.
Earlier comments said they were giving separatists until after Easter to vacate occupied government buildings.
The next round of bank stress tests is due from the Fed at 4 pm ET (2000 GMT). This is more of an event for individual bank stoc