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The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session solidly in positive territory. The market got off to a positive start, but briefly dipped into negative territory just before midday. However, the market quickly recovered and advanced further going into the close. The continued weakness in crude oil...

The European markets ended Thursday's session with mixed results, following the weak performance of the previous two days. Energy stocks continue to struggle following the recent collapse in crude oil prices. Miners were also under pressure due to falling copper prices. Eurozone's solid growth momentum...

stocklower-062217.jpg European stocks fell for a third consecutive session on Thursday, as depressed oil prices added to investor worries about inflation and the outlook for global growth at a time when the U.S. Federal Reserve continues to tighten monetary policy. Brent crude futures slipped below $45 a barrel despite...

U.K. shares retreated on Thursday as Brent crude futures slipped below $45 a barrel despite comments from Iranian oil minister Bijan Zanganeh that OPEC countries were mulling over the possibility of further oil output cuts. Meanwhile, a two-day meeting of the European Council gets underway in Brussels...

French stocks drifted lower on Thursday as falling oil prices sparked concerns about the future pace of inflation and global growth. The benchmark CAC 40 was down 32 points or 0.60 percent at 5,242 in late opening deals after declining 0.4 percent the previous day. Banks continued to move lower,...

German stocks fell again on Thursday as depressed oil prices added to investor worries about inflation and the outlook for global growth at a time when the U.S. Federal Reserve continues to tighten monetary policy. The benchmark DAX was down 43 points or 0.34 percent at 12,730 in late opening deals...

stocksteady-062217.jpg European stocks are likely to open largely unchanged on Thursday as oil prices held steady after falling more than 2 percent overnight to finish at their lowest levels in more than 10 months on concerns over a supply glut and falling demand. Technology stocks could be in focus after Oracle Corp reported...

The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session with a loss. After a weak opening, the market tumbled to its intraday low in the first few hours of trade, but managed to pare its losses in the afternoon. The positive opening on Wall Street and the stabilization of oil prices provides some relief in...

The European markets ended Wednesday's session with small losses. After getting off to a weak start, the markets remained stuck in a sideways trend throughout the session. Energy and financial stocks were among the weakest performing stocks. The continued weakness in crude oil prices weighed on energy...

stockdown-062117.jpg European stocks fell again on Wednesday as oil prices dropped further into bear market territory and Provident Financial issued a profit warning, sending financials sharply lower. Investor sentiment was also affected by geopolitical tensions after reports emerged that U.S. spy satellites have detected...

U.K. stocks drifted lower on Wednesday as oil prices fell further into bear market territory and investors awaited the Queen's speech expected to set out the government's agenda for the next session of parliament. According to Prime Minister Theresa May's office, Queen Elizabeth II's speech will contain...

French shares fell sharply on Wednesday, with heavyweight banks bearing the brunt of the selling, after reports emerged that U.S. spy satellites have detected new activity at an underground site in North Korea used to test nuclear weapons. Also, ahead of high-level security talks with Beijing, U.S....

German shares fell in cautious trade on Wednesday as oil prices held near multi-month lows and U.S. President Donald Trump said China's efforts to rein in North Korea have failed, suggesting he may take a more aggressive approach to contain the rogue nation's growing nuclear threat. Surprisingly,...

stocklower-062117.jpg European stocks look set to open a tad lower on Wednesday as oil prices extended overnight losses to languish near multi-month lows and the dollar pulled back from one-month highs against a basket of currencies in the wake of mixed comments from Fed officials on the rate outlook. The yen strengthened...

The Swiss stock market traded in positive territory for the majority of Tuesday's session, but slipped into the red just before the close. Despite, the negative finish, the market managed to remain above 9,000 points. The weak performance by index heavyweight Roche and the bank stocks pressured the market...

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