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The European markets posted gains in early trade Wednesday, before settling into a sideways pattern. Solid U.K. GDP data and a number of positive corporate financial reports helped the markets to log modest gains. Energy stocks also benefitted from the continued rise in crude oil prices. However,...

marketrise-072617.jpg European stocks rose on Wednesday, with higher commodity prices, solid GDP data from the U.K. and a slew of encouraging earnings updates buoying investor sentiment ahead of the Fed's interest-rate decision later in the day. The Fed is widely expected to leave interest rates unchanged, but investors...

U.K. shares rose on Wednesday, with higher commodity prices, solid GDP data and a slew of encouraging earnings updates buoying investor sentiment ahead of the Fed's interest-rate decision later in the day. The U.K. economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the second quarter, driven by the dominant...

French shares extended gains from the previous session on Wednesday, thanks to upbeat earnings from the likes of Peugeot and Thales. The benchmark CAC 40 was up 31 points or 0.60 percent at 5,193 in late opening deals after gaining 0.7 percent on Tuesday. The Fed's interest-rate decision is awaited,...

German stocks held steady on Wednesday as commodities inched higher and automaker Daimler reported a rise in Q2 profit despite the ongoing diesel scandal and allegations of collusion. The Fed's interest-rate decision is awaited, with investors looking for clues regarding future rate hikes. The...

marketflat-072617.jpg European stocks are likely to open on a cautious note on Wednesday as investors await the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting later in the day for clues on whether the U.S. central bank will raise interest rates again this year. Asian stocks are trading mostly higher and the dollar extended an overnight...

The Swiss stock market ended Tuesday's session in the green, following the losses of the previous two sessions. The strong performance of the financial stocks helped to propel the market higher. Investors were also encouraged by the stronger than expected German business confidence data. Traders...

The European markets ended Tuesday's session in the green, putting an end to a three session losing streak. Investors were encouraged by the stronger than expected business confidence data from Germany and by the progress that is being made in Greece. Bank stocks were broadly higher after ECB Executive...

shareup-072517.jpg European stocks rebounded from three days of losses on Tuesday, with firmer commodity prices, deal-making news and a slew of solid earnings updates buoying investor sentiment ahead of a two-day meeting of the Federal Reserve starting later in the day. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index was up...

stockhigh-072517.jpg European stocks may open higher on Tuesday as U.S. Treasury yields climbed, oil extended overnight gains and the dollar rebounded from its lowest level in more than a year in the wake of stronger-than-expected readings on U.S. factory and services activity. Oil rose further after climbing more than...

The Swiss stock market ended the first trading session of the new week with a modest loss. The weak performance of the index heavyweights pressured the overall market. Investor sentiment took a hit following the release of the weaker than expected Eurozone private sector report. Traders were also...

The majority of the European markets ended the first trading day of the new week in negative territory. Airline stocks were under pressure after Ryanair warned of increased competition in the months ahead. Automakers also weakened after EU antitrust regulators said they are investigating allegations...

shareslower-072417.jpg European stock markets fell on Monday, with airline shares and automakers coming under selling pressure, after Ryanair warned of increased competition in the months ahead and EU antitrust regulators said they are investigating allegations of a cartel among a group of German carmakers. Brexit worries,...

U.K. shares fell sharply on Monday as the pound advanced against the euro despite an IMF cut to its U.K. GDP growth forecast and Ryanair warned of increased competition in the months ahead. There was also some disappointment on the data front as a key survey showed that the squeeze on U.K. household...

French shares extended losses from the previous session on Monday as a stronger euro hurt exporters and a key business survey showed France''s private sector output grew at the slowest pace in six months in July. The euro hit a 23-month high against the dollar on concerns over U.S. political turmoil...

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