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stocksubdued-012218.jpg European stocks were subdued on Monday as the U.S. government shutdown entered its third day and investors awaited cues from two major central bank meetings this week. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index was marginally lower at 400.90 in late opening deals after rising half a percent on Friday....

U.K. shares were little changed in lackluster trade on Monday as investors digested the implications of the U.S. government shutdown and bookmakers' shares fell sharply on fears of regulatory clampdown. The benchmark FTSE 100 was marginally higher at 7,737 in opening deals after closing 0.4 percent...

French stocks declined on Monday as the U.S. government shutdown entered its third day and investors awaited cues from two major central bank meetings this week. The benchmark CAC 40 index was down 14 points or 0.25 percent at 5,512 in opening deals after rising 0.6 percent on Friday. Sanofi shares...

German stocks were marginally lower on Monday as the U.S. government shutdown entered its third day and investors awaited cues from two major central bank meetings this week. The benchmark DAX was down 14 points or 0.11 percent at 13,420 in opening deals after rallying 1.2 percent on Friday. Industrial...

sharehigher-012218.jpg European stocks may open slightly higher on Monday after Germany's Social Democrats voted to enter coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, helping end months of political uncertainty in Europe's largest economy. In another development, French President Emmanuel Macron said it would...

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session in the green, extending its gains from the previous session after it snapped a three day losing streak. Despite Friday's gain, the market has suffered its second losing week since the start of the new year. Traders were in a cautious mood at the end of...

The European markets ended Friday's session firmly in the green. The markets climbed during the first few hours of trade, before settling into a sideways pattern. Energy stocks were under pressure at the end of the week, due to a pullback in crude oil prices. Investors managed to shrug off concerns...

sharemixed2-011818.jpg European stocks extended gains from the previous session on Friday as optimism about economic growth and corporate earnings helped investors shrug off concerns about a potential U.S. government shutdown. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a stop-gap funding measure late Thursday to avert a government...

U.K. shares were little changed on Friday as oil and retail stocks came under selling pressure, offsetting gains in the mining sector following stronger-than-expected GDP data from top metals consumer China. The benchmark FTSE 100 was marginally higher at 7,707 in opening deals after losing 0.3 percent...

French shares were modestly higher on Friday as optimism over economic and earnings growth helped investors shrug off concerns about a potential U.S. government shutdown. The benchmark CAC 40 was up 12 points or 0.21 percent at 5,505 in opening deals after closing marginally higher on Thursday. Banks...

German shares extended gains from the previous session on Friday as optimism about economic growth and corporate earnings helped investors shrug off concerns about a potential U.S. government shutdown. The benchmark DAX was up 60 points or 0.46 percent at 13,342 in opening deals after climbing 0.7...

shareslow-011918.jpg European stocks are seen opening a tad lower on Friday as the threat of a U.S. federal government shutdown looms. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a stop-gap funding measure late Thursday to avert a government shutdown. But prospects appear gloomy in the Senate, where Democrats say they...

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a small gain, putting an end to its three day losing streak. The market lacked direction during the session, fluctuating back and forth between 9,430 and 9,490 points. The Swiss Market Index increased by 0.13 percent Thursday and finished at 9,452.35....

The European markets were stuck in a sideways trend throughout Thursday's session. The majority of the markets ended the day with small gains. Investor sentiment received a boost in early trade from the strong Chinese GDP data. The data helped to push shares of mining stocks higher. However, the Euro...

sharemixed2-011818.jpg European stocks were mixed in cautious trade on Thursday. While stronger-than-expected Chinese GDP data and expectations for improved corporate earnings supported underlying sentiment, U.K. stocks extended losses from the previous session, hit by a rising pound and mixed earnings updates. The Chinese...

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