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The Swiss stock market got off to a positive start Thursday, but ended the session with a significant loss. Early gains were fueled by yesterday's surprise announcement that OPEC had agreed to modest oil output cuts at their informal meeting. The announcement sparked a rise in crude oil prices and also...

The European markets were up sharply in early trade Thursday, extending the gains of the previous session. However, the markets pared their gains in the afternoon and ended the session with mixed results. OPEC countries agreed to modest oil output cuts at their informal meeting in Algiers yesterday,...

Stock-Market-500_29Sep16.jpg European stocks saw further upside on Thursday, a day after OPEC countries agreed to modest oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008. Investor sentiment remains upbeat despite oil prices declining in European trading after sharp overnight gains. Regional data proved a mixed bag, with German...

U.K. shares rallied on Thursday, with energy stocks taking the lead, after OPEC members surprised market participants with a preliminary deal to curb output. Investor sentiment remains upbeat despite oil prices declining in European trading after sharp overnight gains. The benchmark FTSE 100 was...

French shares followed global markets higher on Thursday after OPEC members came together to support an output reduction deal despite internal conflicts. Investor sentiment remains upbeat despite oil prices declining in European trading after sharp overnight gains. Regional data proved a mixed...

German shares joined a global rally on Thursday after OPEC members came together to support an output reduction deal despite internal conflicts. Investor sentiment remains upbeat despite oil prices declining in European trading after sharp overnight gains. Regional data proved a mixed bag, with...

stock-market-9_29Sep16.jpg European stocks look set to start Thursday's session on a buoyant note, as a surprise OPEC deal to limit oil production helped rekindle investors' appetite for risk. At an informal meeting in Algiers on Wednesday, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed a preliminary deal...

The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session in the green, adding to the modest gains of the previous session. Trading activity remained volatile at mid-week. The market reached both its session high and session low in the first few hours of trade, but settled into a sideways trend in the afternoon. Investors...

The European markets ended Wednesday's session firmly in positive territory, snapping a 3-session losing streak. Bank stocks halted their recent sell-off and recovered some lost ground. Energy stocks also turned in a solid performance on investor hopes for an agreement to curb production at today's informal...

Stock-Market-500_28Sep16.jpg European stocks rose on Wednesday, as banks rebounded from recent losses and oil prices stabilized after tumbling around 3 percent overnight following comments by Saudi Arabia and Iran. Regional economic reports painted a mixed picture, with the GfK research group's forward-looking consumer sentiment...

U.K. shares bounced back on Wednesday, as oil prices edged up ahead of a closely-watched OPEC meeting and BoE deputy chief suggested that more easing will be required to prevent a sharp slowdown. The benchmark FTSE 100 was up 52 points or 0.78 percent at 6,860 in midday trading, snapping a three-day...

French shares rebounded on Wednesday, with a strong finish on Wall Street overnight and steadier oil prices supporting sentiment ahead of OPEC meeting and Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress tonight. The benchmark CAC 40 was up 30 points or 0.70 percent at 4,429 in late opening deals after...

German shares rose sharply on Wednesday, as banks rebounded from recent losses and oil prices stabilized ahead of a closely-watched OPEC meeting in Algeria. Investors shrugged off a closely-watched survey, which showed that German consumer confidence is likely to drop slightly in October due to rising...

Asian-Market-100912_28Sep16.jpg European stocks are seen opening flat to slightly higher on Wednesday, after gains in consumer and technology stocks helped major U.S. indexes snap a two-day losing streak overnight. Asian shares traded mostly lower this morning, with Japan's Nikkei index falling about 1.5 percent to lead regional...

The Swiss stock market ended Tuesday's session with a slight increase. The market was unable to hold its early gains, but bounced back into the green in the final 2 hours of trade, thanks to a tailwind from the positive performance of the U.S. markets. Bank stocks remained under pressure, but the positive...

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