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European stocks rebounded Wednesday on renewed hopes the Federal Reserve will signal low interest rates will remain in place for a "considerable time." That's after the U.S. Labor Department reported an unexpected drop in consumer prices that kept annual inflation below the Fed's 2 percent target. Still,...

The European markets are trading higher on Wednesday, following firm cues from Wall Street overnight, ahead of the policy statement from the Federal Reserve. That said, investors did exercise caution amid apprehensions before the Scottish referendum on Thursday. On the economic front, Eurozone inflation...

The UK market is trading higher on Wednesday, following firm cues from Asia and Wall Street overnight, ahead of the policy statement from the Federal Reserve. That said, investors did exercise caution amid apprehensions before the Scottish referendum on Thursday. On the economic front, Eurozone inflation...

Stock-Market-Up-020714_17Sep14.jpg The French market is trading higher on Wednesday, following firm cues from Asia and Wall Street overnight, ahead of the policy statement from the Federal Reserve. That said, investors did exercise caution amid apprehensions before the Scottish referendum on Thursday. On the economic front, Eurozone...

Stock-Market-Up-020714_17Sep14.jpg The German market is trading higher on Wednesday, following firm cues from Asia and Wall Street overnight, ahead of the policy statement from the Federal Reserve. That said, investors did exercise caution amid apprehensions before the Scottish referendum on Thursday. On the economic front, Eurozone...

stock-market-8_17Sep14.jpg The European markets are poised for a higher open on Wednesday, ahead of the much awaited policy statement from the Federal Reserve. The DAX futures are rising 38.00 points, the CAC 40 futures are climbing 16.00 points and the Swiss Market Index futures are gaining 38.00 points. The FTSE 100 futures...

Swiss stocks nudged a bit higher Tuesday, slightly outperforming other European markets ahead of a flurry of key developments. The Federal Reserve is out with its monetary policy announcement tomorrow, while Scotland will hold its referendum on separation from the U.K. the following day. The Swiss...

European stocks settled lower Tuesday in cautious deals ahead of tomorrow's pivotal monetary policy decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve. Uncertainty about the Fed's rate hike outlook and Scotland's referendum on independence from the U.K. has kept investors in a nervous mood this week. In European...

The European markets are in negative territory on Tuesday, as investors globally turn their attention to Wednesday's rate decision in the U.S. Sentiment was also impacted by the referendum in Scotland slated for Thursday. On the economic front, Germany's investor confidence weakened less-than-expected...

The UK market is in negative territory on Tuesday, as investors globally turn their attention to Wednesday's rate decision in the U.S. Sentiment was also impacted by the referendum in Scotland slated for Thursday. On the economic front, Germany's investor confidence weakened less-than-expected in...

The French market is in negative territory on Tuesday, as investors globally turn their attention to Wednesday's rate decision in the U.S. Sentiment was also impacted by the referendum in Scotland slated for Thursday. On the economic front, Germany's investor confidence weakened less-than-expected...

The German market is in negative territory on Tuesday, as investors globally turn their attention to Wednesday's rate decision in the U.S. Sentiment was also impacted by the referendum in Scotland slated for Thursday. On the economic front, Germany's investor confidence weakened less-than-expected...

Stock-Market-500_16Sep14.jpg The European markets are poised for a mixed open on Tuesday, amid concerns about the referendum in Scotland. Investors also look to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement later this week. On the economic front, German economic confidence as well as U.K. consumer and producer prices and...

Swiss stocks saw little movement on Monday, weighed down by global economic jitters and renewed concerns about the situation in Ukraine. Health care majors Roche and Novartis continued to perform well, but Transocean and UBS were firmly negative on the day. The Swiss Market Index inched up 0.01...

A mid-day rally in the European markets fizzled out on Monday, leaving most of the major averages little changed from the previous session. Traders remained nervous amid disappointing Chinese economic data and signs of new fighting between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists. The Euro Stoxx...