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The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session with a slight increase, following the modest losses of the past 2 days. After a positive start, the market slipped below the 8,300 point level in the morning, before recovering again. Bank stocks were under pressure, while the defensive heavyweights provided...

The European markets were stuck in a sideways trend throughout Wednesday's session. The markets fluctuated between small gains and losses over the course of the trading day and finished with mixed results. Investors were in a cautious mood ahead of Thursday's policy meeting of the European Central Bank. Economic...

The Swiss stock market ended Tuesday's session in the red, extending its weakness from the previous session. The market pulled back in early trade, before settling into a sideways trend. However, the market pared its losses in the afternoon, following today's speech by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. May...

The European markets got off to a weak start Tuesday, but trimmed their early losses following today's highly anticipated speech by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. May stated that the U.K. is set for a 'hard Brexit', which implies a complete separation from the European Union. She went on to say that...

The Swiss stock market ended the first session of the new trading week with a loss. Concerns over a "hard Brexit" and the policies of U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump weighed on investor sentiment. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to lay out her Brexit plans in a speech on Tuesday. Meanwhile,...

The European markets ended the first session of the new trading week with modest losses. Bank and automotive stocks were among the weakest performers Monday. Bank stocks took a hit after Canadian rating agency DBRS cut Italy's sovereign credit rating. The British pound dropped against the dollar and...

Asianmarkets-011415_16Jan17.jpg European stocks fell on Monday, led lower by banking and auto stocks, after Canadian rating agency DBRS cut Italy's sovereign credit rating and the pound dropped against the dollar and euro on growing concerns about a 'hard' Brexit. U.K. stocks also edged lower after touching a fresh record high...

Asian-Markets2_16Jan17.jpg European stocks are seen opening mostly lower on Monday amid fears British Prime Minister Theresa May will this week signal plans for a "hard Brexit''. However, with the British pound falling more than 1 percent, U.K. stocks may see a positive open. In a long-awaited speech to be delivered at Lancaster...

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with a significant increase, nearly erasing the losses of the two previous days. The bank stocks lead the way higher at the end of the trading week, following better than expected quarter reports from some of the largest U.S. banks. Investor sentiment...

The European markets bounced back from Thursday's weak performance and finished Friday's session firmly in positive territory. Pharmaceutical stocks recovered some ground following yesterday's pullback. Comments from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's press conference on Wednesday weighed on the sector...

Stock-Market-500_13Jan17.jpg European stocks rebounded on Friday as Fiat Chrysler shares recovered from Thursday's slump and banks rallied ahead of earnings releases from three of the major U.S. banks due later in the day. Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments on Thursday that the U.S. economy is facing no serious obstacles in the...

U.K. stocks rose further to hit fresh record highs on Friday, as drug makers recovered from the previous session's selloff and media shares advanced after a bullish note from Goldman Sachs. The benchmark FTSE 100 was up 32 points or 0.44 percent at 7,324 in late opening deals, on track for its record...

French shares rose in early trade Friday, as automakers rallied on a weaker euro and banking shares also gained ground ahead of earnings releases from three of the major U.S. banks due later in the day. Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments on Thursday that the U.S. economy is facing no serious obstacles...

German stocks rebounded on Friday as a weaker euro lifted shares of automakers and financials also rallied ahead of a slew of U.S. bank earnings due out later in the day. Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments on Thursday that the U.S. economy is doing well and faces no serious obstacles in the short...

stock-market-9_13Jan17.jpg European stocks may open flat to slightly higher on Friday as the dollar edged up and oil extended overnight gains on data showing record Chinese imports of oil in December. London copper is on track for a weekly gain of about 5 percent, its biggest advance in seven weeks, while gold prices edged...

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