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The Swiss stock market got off to a positive start Friday, but pared its gains throughout the first half of the session. The market ended the day with a slight loss. The Swiss Market Index decreased by 0.06 percent Friday and finished at 8,995.38. The Swiss Leader Index dropped 0.13 percent and the...

The European markets ended Friday's session in positive territory, adding to their recent gains. Investors continue to shrug off concerns over global trade ahead of the new tariffs that will go into effect between the U.S. and China next week. Energy stocks benefited from the rise in crude oil prices...

stockmarket4-112114_21sep18.jpg European stocks rose on Friday to extend recent gains as investors veered around to the view that the U.S.-China trade row would be less harmful to global growth than first feared. Sentiment was also underpinned by expectations that Beijing would increase economic stimulus to boost the economy in...

U.K. shares rose sharply on Friday as trade concerns ebbed and the pound retreated after a warning from European Union leaders that Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to withdraw from the European Union "will not work." May will next meet with EU officials on October 18. The benchmark FTSE 100 was...

French stocks rose sharply on Friday as investors veered around to the view that a trade war escalation will have only a modest impact on global growth. The benchmark CAC 40 was up 45 points or 0.82 percent at 5,496 in opening deals after rising 1.1 percent on Thursday. Banks led the surge, with...

German stocks rallied on Friday as investors veered around to the view that a trade war escalation will have only a modest impact on global growth. The benchmark DAX was up 111 points or 0.90 percent at 12,437 in opening deals after climbing 0.9 percent the previous day. Among the top gainers,...

asian-market-100912_21sep18.jpg European stocks look set to open on a firm note Friday, tracking positive cues from Wall Street and Asia. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 1 percent and the S&P 500 added 0.8 percent to hit fresh record closing highs on Thursday while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite surged 1 percent. Asian...

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a solid gain and re-crossed the 9,000 point level. Bank stocks were among the top performers of the day. Traders also kept a close eye on today's policy statement from the Swiss National Bank. Switzerland's central bank maintained its negative interest...

The European markets ended Thursday's session in the green, extending their recent winning streak. Bank and mining stocks continued to lead the way higher after yesterday's solid performance. Traders were also encouraged by the better than expected retail sales report from the UK. The Swiss National...

asianmarkets-111914_20sep18.jpg European stocks rose broadly on Thursday to extend gains for a third straight session as investors brushed aside concerns about trade wars and looked ahead to next week's Federal Reserve meeting for directional cues. Earlier in the day, the Swiss National Bank maintained its interest rate on sight...

U.K. stocks eked out modest gains on Thursday and the pound advanced against all rivals after a government report showed U.K. retail sales grew unexpectedly in August. Retail sales volume, including auto fuel, gained 0.3 percent month-on-month in August, slower than the 0.9 percent increase seen in...

French stocks were moving higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns about trade wars and looked ahead to next week's Federal Reserve meeting for directional cues. Earlier in the day, the Swiss National Bank maintained its interest rate on sight deposits at -0.75 percent and the target...

German stocks rose on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns about trade wars and looked ahead to next week's Federal Reserve meeting for directional cues. Earlier in the day, the Swiss National Bank maintained its interest rate on sight deposits at -0.75 percent and the target range for the...

stock-market-9_20sep18.jpg European stocks may open higher on Thursday as optimism prevailed that the United States and China will eventually resolve their trade conflict. Asian markets are broadly higher and emerging market currencies held gains after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Beijing would not devalue its currency to...

The Swiss stock market posted gains in early trade Wednesday and then settled into a range for the remainder of the session. The slight pullback in two out of the three index heavyweights prevented the market from logging a bigger increase. The Swiss Market Index increased by 0.27 percent Wednesday...

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