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The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with a small loss and finished the overall trading week in the red. While investors remain in a cautious mood following the volatility earlier this month, some calm sees to have returned to the markets. The Swiss Market Index decreased by 0.21 percent...

The European markets fluctuated between small gains and losses throughout Friday's session and ended the day with mixed results. Investors were in a cautious mood as they played close attention to a series of speeches from Fed officials at the end of the trading week. Traders also sifted through a mixed...

stocksubdued-022318.jpg European stocks were lackluster on Friday as earnings proved to be a mixed bag and investors kept an eye on multiple speeches from Fed officials due later today for further insight on inflation and interest rates. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index was marginally lower at 380.14 in late opening...

U.K. shares drifted lower on Friday as RBS and IAG fell sharply after releasing their earnings updates. The benchmark FTSE 100 was down 14 points or 0.20 percent at 7,238 in opening deals after losing 0.4 percent the previous day. Royal Bank of Scotland tumbled 4.3 percent despite the bank posting...

French stocks were subdued on Friday as mixed earnings updates offset a softer euro on improved risk appetite. The benchmark CAC 40 was down 8 points or 0.15 percent at 5,301 in opening deals after rising 0.1 percent on Thursday. Building materials supplier Saint Gobain rallied 2.3 percent after...

German shares were marginally higher in early trade Friday after U.S. government debt yields fell from multiyear highs reached on Wednesday, helping ease worries over inflation and higher interest rates. The benchmark DAX was up 13 points or 0.10 percent at 12,475 in opening deals after closing 0.1...

stockhigher-022318.jpg European stocks look set to open higher on Friday, tracking gains on Wall Street overnight and a positive trend across Asia this morning, after U.S. government debt yields fell from multiyear highs reached on Wednesday, helping ease worries over inflation and higher interest rates. The dollar edged...

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a modest decrease. The market got off to a weak start after yesterday's pullback on Wall Street following the release of the minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting. The minutes indicated a continuation of monetary policy tightening. However,...

The majority of the European markets ended Thursday's session in the red. Investors reacted negatively after yesterday's pullback on Wall Street following the release of the Fed minutes. Investor sentiment also took a hit following the release of the weaker than expected German business confidence report. Policymakers...

sharesfall-022218.jpg European stocks came under heavy selling pressure on Thursday as the latest Federal Reserve meeting minutes rekindled fears of inflation and higher interest rates and the day's economic releases disappointed investors. Survey data from Ifo institute showed that Germany's business sentiment index...

U.K. shares fell on Thursday as the latest Federal Reserve meeting minutes rekindled fears of inflation and higher interest rates and a government report showed the U.K. economy expanded by 0.4 percent in the fourth quarter, down from the 0.5 percent preliminary estimate released last month. Economists...

French stocks fell notably on Thursday as the latest Federal Reserve meeting minutes rekindled fears of inflation and higher interest rates. The benchmark CAC 40 was down 38 points or 0.71 percent at 5,264 in opening deals after closing 0.2 percent higher the previous day. Veolia Environnement...

German stocks extended losses from the previous session on Thursday after bond yields surged amid speculation of faster interest rate hikes in the U.S. Also weighing on sentiment, survey data from Ifo institute showed that Germany's business sentiment index fell more-than-expected to 115.4 in February...

shareslower1-02218.jpg European stocks look set to suffer heavy losses on Thursday as signs of faster U.S. inflation bolstered expectations for three or even more interest rate hikes this year. The dollar stood near a one-week high against a basket of major currencies and bond yields hit a fresh four-year high on concerns...

The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session with a very small increase. After a weak start to the day, the market recovered in the afternoon. The weak performance of the index heavyweights prevented a larger gain. Traders were also in a cautious mood ahead of the release of the minutes from the...

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