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The Swiss stock market ended the first session of the new trading week with a substantial gain. The strong performance by index heavyweight Nestlé provided a boost to the overall market. However, investors remained concerned by the continued weakness in crude oil prices. The Swiss Market Index increased...

The European markets ended Monday's session with modest gains. Bank stocks lead the way higher at the start of the new trading week, after Italy moved to shore up confidence in its fragile banking system. The Italian government agreed to bail out two banks in the Venice region, Veneto Banca and Banca...

stockhigher3-062617.jpg European stocks surged higher on Monday, with banks leading gains, after Italy moved to shore up confidence in its fragile banking system. The Italian government agreed to bail out two banks in the Venice region at a cost of 5.2bn euros after the European Central Bank ruled that those banks were "failing...

U.K. shares rose on Monday as Italy moved to shore up confidence in its fragile banking system after agreeing to bail out two banks in the Venice region at a cost of 5.2bn euros. Higher oil prices and upbeat German business sentiment data also helped the FTSE 100 snap a four-day losing streak. The...

French shares rallied on Monday, with banks pacing the gainers, after the Italian government unveiled plans to bailout two banks in the Venice region at a cost of 5.2bn euros. A rise in oil prices for a third straight session in a row and upbeat German business sentiment data also buoyed investor...

German stocks rose notably on Monday as the Italian government unveiled plans to bailout two banks in the Venice region and a closely-watched survey showed German business sentiment unexpectedly surged to a record high in June, The Ifo business confidence index rose to 115.1 from 114.6 in May, suggesting...

stockmixed-062617.jpg European stocks may open on a mixed note on Monday despite firm cues from Asian markets. Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on short-covering while the dollar weakened due to low U.S. Treasury yields amid bets the U.S. Federal Reserve is unlikely to raise interest rates again later this year. Other...

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with a small loss, but managed to hold above the 9,000 point level. Investors remained focused on the low price of crude oil at the end of the trading week, following its recent collapse. Despite the slight dip during Friday's session, the market managed...

The European markets ended Friday's session with modest losses. After a weak start, the market settled into a sideways trend and remained in negative territory throughout the session. While crude oil prices have steadied since Thursday, energy stocks have remained under pressure. Investors were also...

stocklower2-062317.jpg European stocks fell on Friday as investors digested disappointing private sector growth data and kept a close eye on developments at the EU Summit in Brussels. Oil prices edged up in European trade, but remained on course for a fifth weekly loss. The euro area private sector grew at the slowest pace...

U.K. shares moved lower on Friday as the pound strengthened and European leaders prepared for the second day of talks at a European Council meeting. The pound strengthened as British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out what she called a "fair deal" for EU citizens living in the U.K. and Kristin Forbes,...

French shares inched lower on Friday as investors monitored oil price movements and remained focused on developments from the EU Summit in Brussels. On Thursday, British Prime Minister Theresa May set out what she called a "fair deal" for EU citizens living in Britain as part of the nation's departure...

German stocks moved lower on Friday as investors digested disappointing private sector growth data and kept a close eye on developments at the EU Summit in Brussels. On Thursday, British Prime Minister Theresa May set out what she called a "fair deal" for EU citizens living in Britain as part of the...

stocklower-062317.jpg European stocks may open slightly lower on Friday as crude oil prices pulled away from ten-month lows and the dollar held little changed ahead of U.S. inflation, housing and revised first-quarter GDP data due next week. Commodity currencies strengthened on the back of an overnight rebound in oil prices...

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...

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