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The Swiss stock market ended the final trading session of May with a loss. Early trading action was very quiet, resulting in a narrow trading range. However, the market turned lower in the afternoon following the release of some disappointing U.S. economic data and renewed concerns over a potential U.K....

The European markets ended Tuesday's session in negative territory. Following the sharp gains of the previous trading week, markets in Europe have been struggling since the start of the current week. Holidays in the U.S. and the U.K. kept trading activity on the light side Monday, while the impending...

AsianMarket-112614_31May16.jpg European stocks erased early gains to turn lower on Tuesday after Eurozone consumer inflation and unemployment figures showed the region is still mired in deflation with a stagnant jobless rate. While Eurozone consumer prices dropped 0.1 percent in May from last year, marking the third consecutive...

U.K. stocks fell slightly on Tuesday as trading resumed following a public holiday. Sentiment turned cautious after Eurozone consumer inflation and unemployment figures showed the region is still mired in deflation with a stagnant jobless rate. While consumer prices dropped 0.1 percent in May from...

French shares inched lower on Tuesday, with expectations for a summer rate hike in the U.S. and lackluster regional data weighing on investor sentiment. French consumer prices continued to decline in May, according to provisional estimates published by the statistical office Insee. Consumer prices...

German shares edged lower on Tuesday, with expectations for a summer rate hike in the U.S. and mixed regional data weighing on investor sentiment. Official data showed that German April retail sales fell for the second consecutive month in a row, despite buoyant consumer sentiment. Retail sales dropped...

Asian-Markets1_31May16.jpg European stocks are poised to open flat to slightly higher on Tuesday as investors wait for Wall Street to resume trading after the Memorial Day holiday. Asian shares traded mixed even as Chinese and Hong Kong shares rallied on increased optimism that mainland Chinese stocks may soon be included in...

stock-market-9_30May16.jpg European stocks held steady in cautious trade on Monday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted at a possible interest-rate hike as early as next month. Trading volumes remain thin as the London and New York markets are closed for public holidays. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index...

French shares traded flat in cautious trade on Monday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted at a possible interest-rate hike as early as next month. Trading volumes remain thin as the London and New York markets are closed for public holidays. In economic releases, data from statistical...

German shares eked out modest gains in cautious trade on Monday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted at a possible interest-rate hike as early as next month. Trading volumes remain thin as the London and New York markets are closed for public holidays. On a relatively light day on the...

Asian-Markets2_30May16.jpg European stocks may follow Wall Street higher on Monday after investors took in their stride comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen that a rate hike "in the coming months" would be appropriate, if the U.S. economy continues to improve. U.S. stocks posted modest gains on Friday to cap off their strongest...

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with another gain, extending its winning streak to six sessions. The market rose above the 8,300 point level for the first time since the end of January. Shares of index heavyweight Roche were in demand at the end of the week. Investors were in a cautious...

The European markets ended Friday's session with mixed results. The markets fluctuated between modest gains and losses of the course of the trading day and finished little changed. Investors were hesitant to make major moves ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen later today. Investors...

Asian-Markets2_27May16.jpg European stocks turned positive after a sluggish start as oil prices fell back below the key $50 threshold and data showed growth in profits at Chinese industrial firms slowed in April. Regional economic reports were fairly positive, with U.K. consumer confidence improving in May while French consumer...

U.K. shares edged higher in choppy trade on Friday after a report from market research firm GfK showed its gauge of consumer confidence improved in May. A measure of the economic outlook also increased from the weakest reading in almost three years. Heading into a long weekend, traders await U.S....

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