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The Swiss stock market finished in positive territory Wednesday, following a rather volatile day of trading. The market finished just shy of the 9,000 point level, after dropping below it yesterday. Investors will be watching for news from Thursday's meeting of the European Central Bank. Economic...

The European markets ended Wednesday's session with modest gains. Investors remained cautious ahead of Thursday's European Central Bank meeting, which will be held in Cyprus. The ECB is expected to provide details on its quantitative easing measures. Economic data from the Eurozone was mixed today,...

The European markets were trading mostly lower on Wednesday, as investors exercised caution ahead of the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting scheduled for tomorrow, and the key monthly jobs data from the U.S. slated for release on Friday. On the economic front, Eurostat said Eurozone retail...

The UK market was moderately lower on Wednesday afternoon, as investors exercised caution ahead of the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting scheduled for tomorrow, and the key monthly jobs data from the U.S. slated for release on Friday. On the economic front, the U.K. service sector expansion...

The French market was fractionally lower on Wednesday afternoon, as investors exercised caution ahead of the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting scheduled for tomorrow, and the key monthly jobs data from the U.S. slated for release on Friday. On the economic front, Eurostat said Eurozone...

The German market was moderately lower on Wednesday afternoon, as investors exercised caution ahead of the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting scheduled for tomorrow, and the key monthly jobs data from the U.S. slated for release on Friday. On the economic front, Eurostat said Eurozone...

Asian-Markets1_04Mar15.jpg Stock futures indicate a positive open on Wednesday ahead of a European Central Bank (ECB) monetary policy meeting this week and the all-important U.S. jobs report due out Friday, which could provide some insights into when the process of interest rate normalization could begin. The ECB will unveil...

The Swiss stock market pulled back Tuesday, along with the rest of Europe and slipped back below the 9,000 point level. The market got off to a positive start this morning, but turned lower following the weak open of the U.S. markets. The weak performance of Novartis also weighed on the overall market. Investors...

The European markets began Tuesday's session with early strength, thanks largely to the better than expected German retail sales report. However, the early gains were short lived, as investors took advantage of an opportunity to take some profits. The European markets ended the session solidly to the...

The European markets turned negative on Tuesday afternoon, after sentiment received a boost earlier in the day from German retail sales data that topped expectations, ahead of the all-important jobs data from the U.S. scheduled for release later in the week. Germany's retail sales rose at a faster...

The UK market rose on Tuesday, after data showed that the country's construction sector expanded strongly in February as new orders logged the steepest rise since October 2014. The U.K. construction sector expanded strongly in February as new orders logged the steepest rise since October 2014. The...

The French market rose on Tuesday, after German retail sales data topped expectations, ahead of the all-important jobs data from the U.S. scheduled for release later in the week. Germany's retail sales rose at a faster pace in January from the previous month, taking the annual growth to the highest...

The German market rose on Tuesday, after retail sales data topped expectations, ahead of the all-important jobs data from the U.S. scheduled for release later in the week. Germany's retail sales rose at a faster pace in January from the previous month, taking the annual growth to the highest level...

Asianmarkets-112014_02Mar15.jpg European stocks are seen opening flat to slightly higher on Tuesday ahead of the ECB meeting on Thursday and the all-important U.S. employment report due to be published on Friday. The decline in Eurozone consumer prices moderated in Europe last month and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest...

The Swiss stock market ended Monday's session with a gain. The market got off to a weak start, but managed to turn higher around midday. The positive performance of the index heavyweights and the strength of the U.S. markets helped to propel the late session gains. Economic data had little impact...

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