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The Swiss stock markets finished to the downside Friday, following a late-day sell-off. The market was positive for much of the session, but was unable to hold onto those gains heading into the weekend. Profit taking was partially responsible, but weak economic data from Europe and the United States...

The majority of the European markets ended Friday's session in negative territory. Weak economic data from Europe and from the U.S. had a negative impact on investor sentiment at the end of the trading week. Consumer prices in the Eurozone fell more than expected in January and U.S. fourth quarter GDP...

The UK market was higher in early trading on Friday, ahead of the inflation and unemployment reports from the eurozone. At 5 am ET, Eurostat is due to release its inflation and unemployment reports. The annual harmonised measure of inflation is expected to come in at -0.5 percent in January compared...

The French market was moderately higher in early trading on Friday, ahead of the inflation and unemployment reports from the eurozone. At 5 am ET, Eurostat is due to release its inflation and unemployment reports. The annual harmonised measure of inflation is expected to come in at -0.5 percent in January...

The German market was moderately higher in early trading on Friday, ahead of the inflation and unemployment reports from the eurozone. At 5 am ET, Eurostat is due to release its inflation and unemployment reports. The annual harmonised measure of inflation is expected to come in at -0.5 percent in January...

The European markets were higher in early trading on Friday, ahead of the inflation and unemployment reports from the eurozone. At 5 am ET, Eurostat is due to release its inflation and unemployment reports. The annual harmonised measure of inflation is expected to come in at -0.5 percent in January compared...

stockmarket-121814_30Jan15.jpg European stocks are likely to open higher on Friday alongside the recovery in commodity prices and a rebound on Wall Street overnight after a two-day selloff. The Asian markets are turning in a mixed performance, with China's Shanghai Composite index declining 1.6 percent, extending losses for a...

The Swiss stock markets finished solidly to the upside Thursday, thanks in large part to the strong performance of its most heavily weighted defensive stocks. After a slow start to the trading session, the market rallied to its intraday high around the middle of the day. The SMI settled into a range...

The majority of the European markets ended Thursday's session with modest gains. Energy stocks turned in a weak performance, as the price of oil hovers near 6-year lows. Investors continue to keep an eye on the situation in Greece, where bank stocks climbed today, following their recent sharp sell-off....

Asianmarkets-112014_29Jan15.jpg European stocks fell on Thursday, tracking weakness on Wall Street overnight, after the U.S. Federal Reserve's first policy statement of 2015 indicated that officials are on track to raise short-term interest rates later this year. The Fed reiterated its pledge to remain patient in beginning to normalize...

German stocks drifted lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve's first policy statement of 2015 indicated that officials are on track to raise short-term interest rates later this year. The Fed reiterated its pledge to remain patient in beginning to normalize monetary policy, but the policy...

AsianMarket-112614_29Jan15.jpg European stocks look set to open on a subdued note Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy statement turned out to be less dovish than expected. While reiterating its previous pledge to remain patient in raising interest rates, the Fed's policy-making committee struck an upbeat tone on the U.S....

The Swiss stock market closed Wednesday firmly in the red, after a weak performance by its defensive heavyweights. Investor sentiment continued to be negatively impacted by concerns over the situation in Greece. Investors also remained cautious ahead of the policy statement from the Federal Reserve later...

The majority of the European markets ended Wednesday's session in negative territory. Concerns over Greece overshadowed positive earnings reports from the Eurozone and the U.S., as well as the larger than expected rise in German consumer confidence. The Greek stock market dropped for a third consecutive...

Stock-Market-010815_28Jan15.jpg The European markets drifted lower on Wednesday after rising early in the session on the back of positive earnings reports, upbeat German consumer confidence data and Apple's record earnings unveiled after the U.S. closing bell Tuesday. Oil prices resumed their fall on a firmer dollar and Greek stocks...

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