Deutsche Bank reported this morning and beat expectations. Royal Dutch Shell reported a sharp drop in profits. More majors reporting today. Investors will also be monitoring the latest policy decision from the Bank of England and US jobless claims later today.
Italian stocks have received a boost this morning after Mario Draghi accepted the mandate to form a new government in Italy,
Despite opposition, US President Joe Biden remains determined to push through his proposal of $1,400 aid payments. Republicans are asking for a reduction in the size of total stimulus package.
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