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The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a significant increase. After a slight dip at the open, the market quickly recovered and extended its gains further in the afternoon. Much of the focus in Europe today was on the policy decision from the European Central Bank. The ECB left its...

The European markets ended Thursday's session with modest gains. After struggling at the open, the market inched higher in early trade and advanced further in the afternoon following the positive open on Wall Street. Investors were focused on today's policy decision from the European Central Bank. The...

stock-up-042618.jpg European stocks held steady on Thursday as investors awaited rate decisions from both the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan. No changes are expected from the ECB when it reviews its monetary policy later today. But the language and the forward guidance will be crucial. The Bank of Japan...

U.K. shares rose modestly on Thursday as the pound pulled back against the dollar and investors looked ahead to the ECB rate decision later in the day for directional cues. The benchmark FTSE 100 was up 12 points or 0.17 percent at 7,391 in late opening deals after declining 0.6 percent in the previous...

French stocks were modestly higher on Thursday as investors awaited rate decisions from both the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan. No changes are expected from the ECB when it reviews its monetary policy later today. But the language and the forward guidance will be crucial. The Bank...

German stocks were little changed in lackluster trade on Thursday as investors digested a slew of earnings reports and looked forward to the ECB rate decision and comments from President Mario Draghi for directional cues. The benchmark DAX was marginally lower at 12,410 in opening deals after tumbling...

sharesteady-042418.jpg European stocks may open higher on Thursday as investors assess another batch of earnings reports and keep an eye on today's ECB meeting. No changes are expected, but the language and the forward guidance will be crucial. Asian stocks are mostly higher on optimism over earnings after Samsung Electronics...

The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session in the red, much like the rest of the European markets. Investor sentiment took a hit after Wall Street stocks sold off Tuesday on concerns over rising bond yields. The yield on the benchmark ten-year note climbed more firmly above 3 percent Wednesday....

The European markets ended Wednesday's session firmly in negative territory. Investor sentiment took a hit after Wall Street stocks sold off Tuesday on concerns over rising bond yields. Traders were also in a cautious mood ahead of tomorrow's policy statement from the European Central Bank. The yield...

shareslides-042318.jpg European stocks were broadly lower on Wednesday after Wall Street stocks sold off overnight on concerns over rising bond yields amid expectations of more Fed rate hikes this year. Corporate earnings also proved to be a mixed bag, weighing on investor sentiment. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index...

U.K. shares fell on Wednesday after Wall Street stocks sold off overnight on concerns over rising bond yields amid expectations of more Fed rate hikes this year. Meanwhile, Brexit secretary David Davis has said the Commons motion on the final Brexit deal expected this autumn could be amended by MPs...

French stocks fell notably on Wednesday as worries about higher interest rates persisted and investors looked ahead to the ECB policy meeting, due Thursday for direction. The benchmark CAC 40 index was down 32 points or 0.59 percent at 5,412 in opening deals after closing 0.1 percent higher on Tuesday....

German stocks fell sharply on Wednesday as worries about higher interest rates persisted and investors looked ahead to the ECB policy meeting, due Thursday for direction. The benchmark DAX was down as much as 1.67 percent at 12,335 in opening deals after declining 0.2 percent the previous day. Adidas...

sharessubdued-042318.jpg European stocks look set to open a tad lower on Wednesday as investors continued to fret over rising bond yields. The yield on 10-year U.S. Treasury note hit the key psychological level of 3 percent Tuesday for the first time since January 2014 due to fears of rising inflation and expectations the...

The Swiss stock market began Tuesday's session in negative territory, but quickly recovered and spent much of the trading day in the green. However, the market finished the day in the red after a late sell-off. The late pullback was triggered by the weak opening on Wall Street. The Swiss market managed...

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