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The Swiss stock market ended Tuesday's session in the green, extending the gains of the previous two trading sessions. The uncertainty surrounding the outlook for U.S. interest rates remained in focus. Financial stocks benefitted from the increased likelihood of a Fed rate hike in the near future. However,...

The majority of the European markets ended Tuesday's session with solid gains. The FTSE 100 of the U.K. was a notable exception, following their long holiday weekend. The uncertain outlook for U.S. interest rates remains the chief concern among the investor community. The strength of the U.S. employment...

Asian-Market-100912_30Aug16.jpg European stocks rose on Tuesday as oil prices nudged higher and the dollar rally lost momentum on expectations the Federal Reserve may delay hiking interest rates until after the presidential election in November. Market participants await Friday's monthly jobs report for further clues to whether...

U.K. shares reversed early losses Tuesday after a survey from the Confederation of British Industry showed business volumes were unchanged in the three months to August for business and professional services despite the pessimistic outlook following the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union. The...

French shares rose sharply on Tuesday, as oil prices rebounded from overnight losses and investors pared back expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could raise interest rates in September. With U.S. inflation continuing to track below the Fed's 2 percent target, investors now await Friday's...

German shares rallied on Tuesday, as oil prices rebounded from overnight losses and investors pared back expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could raise interest rates in September. With U.S. inflation continuing to track below the Fed's 2 percent target, investors now await Friday's monthly...

Asian-Markets2_30Aug16.jpg European stocks are likely to open mixed on Tuesday, with U.K. shares seen lower as traders return to their desks following a three-day weekend. Markets elsewhere across Europe may edge higher at open as oil prices rebounded and investors turned skeptical about the Federal Reserve's plans for raising...

The Swiss stock market ended the first session of the new trading week with a small gain. The market dropped in early trade and remained in negative territory for much of the morning. However, the positive opening on Wall Street helped to boost the market into the green in the afternoon. The trading...

The majority of the European markets ended the first session of the new trading week in the red. Investors have turned cautious after hawkish comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen and her deputy Stanley Fischer has raised concerns over a potential Fed rate increase in the coming months. Traders will be...

Markets-111714_29Aug16.jpg European stocks fell in cautious trade Monday, as hawkish comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen and her deputy Stanley Fischer coupled with a pullback in oil prices on signs of rising Iraq output made investors jittery. Amid lack of any positive triggers, market participants now await this week's...

French shares retreated on Monday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer signaled the world's largest economy looks healthy enough to take on another increase in interest rates as soon as September. Amid lack of any positive triggers, market participants now...

German shares fell in cautious trade Monday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen signaled an interest rate hike remains on the cards this year in the midst of an improving U.S. economy. Comments from Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer that an interest-rate increase is possible in September and...

Asian-Markets2_29Aug16.jpg European stocks are likely to open a tad higher on Monday as investors ponder the impact of a resurgent dollar on the region's exporters. Safe-haven assets like gold and the Japanese yen slipped as the U.S. dollar got a boost from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks that an interest rate...

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with moderate gains. The market got off to a weak start and was mired in a sideways trend for much of the session. However, the market broke out into positive territory after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's highly anticipated speech. Yellen stated...

The European markets got off to a weak start Friday, ahead of today's highly anticipated speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen. The markets came off their early lows after the release of some solid German and French consumer confidence data, but remained trapped in a sideways trend. However, the markets...

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