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The German market is in negative territory on Thursday, ahead of the interest rate decision from the European Central Bank, after Eurozone's producer prices declined at a faster than expected rate in August. A report from Eurostat showed that Eurozone's producer prices dropped 1.4 percent year-over-year...

The European markets are poised for a lower open on Thursday, following weak cues from Asia and Wall Street overnight. Rate decision from the European Central Bank and Eurozone producer prices are some of the important economic data expected to impact trading. The DAX futures are losing 39.00 points,...

Swiss stocks edged lower Wednesday, although not as much as most other European markets, ahead of tomorrow's interest rate decision from the European Central Bank. The Swiss Market Index slipped 0.52 percent, with weakness pronounced among economically-sensitive cyclicals yet again. Swatch fell...

European stocks declined Wednesday, nearing their worst levels in more than a month, amid lingering concerns about the health of the euro zone economy. The latest round of downbeat news from Italy kept investors on pins and needles on the first day of the fourth quarter. The Italian government...

The European markets are trading mixed on Wednesday, after data showed that Eurozone manufacturing moved closer to stagnation in September. Final data from Markit Economics showed the Eurozone manufacturing moved closer to stagnation in September as German factory sector contracted for the first time...

The UK market is trading lower on Wednesday, after data showed that Eurozone manufacturing moved closer to stagnation in September. Final data from Markit Economics showed the Eurozone manufacturing moved closer to stagnation in September as German factory sector contracted for the first time in 15...

The French market is trading lower on Wednesday, after data showed that Eurozone manufacturing moved closer to stagnation in September. Final data from Markit Economics showed the Eurozone manufacturing moved closer to stagnation in September as German factory sector contracted for the first time...

The German market is trading higher on Wednesday, after sports goods giant Adidas rose, even as data showed that Eurozone manufacturing moved closer to stagnation in September. Final data from Markit Economics showed the Eurozone manufacturing moved closer to stagnation in September as German factory...

Asian-Markets2_01Oct14.jpg The European markets are likely to open on a subdued note Wednesday amid losses on Wall Street overnight and continued pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong for greater democracy. Urging protesters to back reforms set out by Beijing, Hong Kong leader CY Leung said that the occupation of streets in several...

Swiss stocks edged higher Tuesday, inching back toward 6-year highs amid hopes the euro zone will get monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank. The Swiss Market Index rose 0.67 percent to 8835.14, led by gains among Novartis and Holcim. Novartis rose 1.2 percent after European authorities...

European stocks were generally positive Tuesday, as a report showing euro zone inflation fell to its lowest in five years cemented expectations that the European Central Bank will soon announce full-scale quantitative easing. The ECB meets this week, and while analysts think policy markets will take...

The European markets are mostly in positive territory on Tuesday, after eurozone inflation slowed, triggering speculation that the European Central Bank might enhance stimulus measures to prevent deflation. Eurozone inflation slowed marginally in September as expected, flash data from Eurostat showed....

The UK market turned negative on Tuesday afternoon, after eurozone inflation slowed, triggering speculation that the European Central Bank might enhance stimulus measures to prevent deflation. Eurozone inflation slowed marginally in September as expected, flash data from Eurostat showed. Inflation...

The French market is in positive territory on Tuesday, after eurozone inflation slowed, triggering speculation that the European Central Bank might enhance stimulus measures to prevent deflation. Eurozone inflation slowed marginally in September as expected, flash data from Eurostat showed. Inflation...

The German market is in positive territory on Tuesday, after eurozone inflation slowed, triggering speculation that the European Central Bank might enhance stimulus measures to prevent deflation. Eurozone inflation slowed marginally in September as expected, flash data from Eurostat showed. Inflation...