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The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with modest gains. After a rather cautious morning, the market broke out higher in the afternoon and re-crossed the 8,700 point level. Investors remained focused on monetary policy, keeping a close eye on comments from various Fed officials. Concerns...

The majority of the European markets ended Thursday's session with small gains. After fluctuating between small gains and losses for much of the trading day, the positive open on Wall Street pushed the majority of the European markets into the green in late trade. The early struggles in Europe were...

Asian-Markets2_30Mar17.jpg European stocks fluctuated in a narrow range on Thursday as comments from several Federal Reserve officials put rate hikes back in focus and Britain embarked on a path of tough negotiations after formally notifying the European Union of the U.K.'s intention to leave. There was also some disappointment...

U.K. shares were slightly lower in choppy trade on Thursday as Britain embarked on a path of tough negotiations after formally notifying the European Union of the U.K.'s intention to leave. European Union Council President Donald Tusk said he would have a proposal for negotiations with the 27 member...

French shares were little changed in lackluster trade on Thursday, tracking broader declines across Asia as investors assessed the long-term impact of Brexit and kept a wary eye on political developments. The focus turned to French politics after former Prime Minister Manuel Valls told BFM TV he...

German shares held steady in early trade Thursday, shrugging off Brexit worries and the odds of more U.S. rate increases this year. While the dollar continued to firm up, oil prices weakened a little bit after two days of gains. In economic releases, there was a larger than expected fall in German...

Markets-111714_30Mar17.jpg European stocks may open flat to slightly lower on Thursday as investors ponder the economic impact of Brexit. The dollar hovered near a nine-day high against major rivals after upbeat U.S. housing data and comments from several Federal Reserve officials helped raise expectations of additional U.S....

The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session solidly in positive territory. Early gains began to erode ahead of today's expected announcement from the UK regarding the Brexit. However, the market picked up speed in the afternoon and finished just off the session highs. European Council President...

The European markets ended Wednesday's session with modest gains. The markets got off to a positive start, but pared their gains ahead of today's announcement from the U.K. Traders reacted to the news that Article 50 had been triggered with relative calm in the afternoon. The United Kingdom is leaving...

AsianMarket-112614_29Mar17.jpg European stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited the start of the process of the UK's formal withdrawal from the EU. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index was marginally lower at 377.07 in late opening deals, with rising oil prices and positive cues from the U.S. and Asia helping limit...

LSE-DeutscheBoerse-032917.jpg London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE.L) announced the European Commission has decided to prohibit the recommended all-share merger between LSEG and Deutsche Börse (DBOEY.PK, DBOEF.PK). Despite the remedies offered by the companies, the European Commission concluded that the merger would significantly...

U.K. shares fluctuated on Wednesday and the sterling hit a one-week low against the dollar as investors awaited the start of the process of the UK's exit from the EU. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday signed the historic letter invoking Article 50 that will be sent to the European Union...

French shares rose on Wednesday, with higher oil prices and positive cues from the U.S. and Asia lending support on a light day on the corporate and economic front. Gains remained limited as investors awaited the start of the process of the UK's exit from the EU. The benchmark CAC 40 was up 15...

German stocks extended gains from the previous session on Wednesday as the euro fell against the dollar after upbeat comments from Federal Reserve officials and investors braced for Britain beginning the formal process of leaving the European Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday signed...

europemid-day-032317.jpg  European stocks are set to open higher on Wednesday as investors await the formal move by the U.K. to leave the European Union and sever a political relationship that has lasted 44 years. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday signed the historic letter invoking Article 50 that will be sent...

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