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The European markets were stuck in a sideways pattern for the majority of Wednesday's session and the majority of the markets ended the day with small gains. Traders were disappointed after Eurozone inflation for March accelerated at a slower pace than initially estimated. One notable exception to...

sharemixed1-041818.jpg European stocks gave up some early gains to turn mixed on Wednesday after figures released by Eurostat showed the region's consumer price inflation rose more slowly than first estimated in the 12 months through March, a fresh setback for the European Central Bank as it debates its next steps toward scaling...

U.K. shares rose sharply on Wednesday as weaker-than-expected inflation data sent the pound lower against the dollar and China said it would allow full foreign ownership of automakers in five years, ending restrictions that helped to fuel its dispute with Washington. Easing tensions on the Korean...

French stocks were modestly higher on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that the two Koreas are negotiating an end to hostilities and the People's Bank of China lowered the reserve requirement ratio for most commercial banks in a bid to free up funds for lending and improve liquidity. In...

German stocks extended gains from the previous session on Wednesday as tensions eased on the Korean Peninsula and China said it would allow full foreign ownership of automakers in five years, ending restrictions that helped to fuel its dispute with Washington. The benchmark DAX was up 35 points or...

stockmarkethigh-041718.jpg European stocks may follow Wall Street and Asia higher on Wednesday as the U.S. earnings season got off to a good start and the People's Bank of China announced a cut in the reserve requirement ratio for banks to support liquidity. Sentiment received a further boost after U.S. President Donald Trump...

The Swiss stock market ended Tuesday's session with a significant increase. The market got off to a positive start, but settled into a sideways patter around midday. The strong open on Wall Street helped to fuel further gains in the afternoon. The focus of investors has begun to shift away from geopolitical...

The European markets finished broadly higher Tuesday, rebounding from a weak performance at the start of the trading week. The gains on Wall Street Monday helped to fuel early gains across the pond, as concerns over the situation in Syria continue to relax. The positive open on Wall Street today helped...

stockrising-041718.jpg European stocks were broadly higher on Tuesday amid easing Syria tensions as investors bet that last week's U.S.-led missile strikes on the country would not lead to a broader escalation in the conflict. Traders also remained optimistic about the earnings season. On the data front, a government report...

U.K. shares erased early losses to edge higher on Tuesday after a government report showed U.K. wages grew faster than inflation for the first time in almost a year in February, helping cement expectations for a rate hike at the next MPC meeting in May. The jobless rate in the month ticked down to 4.2...

French stocks were modestly higher on Tuesday amid easing Syria tensions as investors bet that last week's U.S.-led missile strikes on the country would not lead to a broader escalation in the conflict. Traders also remained optimistic about the earnings season. The benchmark CAC 40 was up 18 points...

German stocks rose on Tuesday as Syria tensions eased and focus shifted to the earnings season. The benchmark DAX was up 0.7 percent at 12,473 in opening deals after losing 0.4 percent in the previous session. Medical and safety technology provider Draegerwerk plunged 6 percent. The company said...

stockup-041618.jpg European stocks look set to open higher on Tuesday as Syria tensions eased and investor focus shifted to corporate earnings. Gold held steady and the dollar index hit its lowest level in nearly a week as Syria tensions appeared to be cooling a little bit, with investors pinning hopes that last week's...

The Swiss stock market ended the first day of the new trading week in negative territory. The weak performance of index heavyweight Nestlé pressured the overall market, as the food giant began trading on an ex-dividend basis. Traders were in a cautious mood after the coalition airstrikes that were...

The majority of the European markets ended the first day of the new trading week in the red, after early gains eroded. Traders were in a cautious mood after the coalition airstrikes that were carried out in Syria late Friday. While investors appear to have accepted that the strikes were a one-time event,...

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