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The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session in the red, although it spent much of the session in positive territory. Weakness in late trade, which coincided with the pull back on Wall Street, drove the market below the 8,000 point level. Employment in the U.S. rose by less than expected in January,...

The European markets ended Friday's session with mixed results, but there was more red than green among the final results. The highly anticipated U.S. employment report for January showed weaker than expected job growth and German factory orders also disappointed. Investors were also confronted by a...

StockMarket-112814_05Feb16.jpg European shares traded mostly higher on Friday as investors digest a slew of earnings reports, weak German factory orders data and await U.S. payrolls data due out later in the day. German factory orders fell 0.7 percent in December from November, when it advanced 1.5 percent, provisional data showed....

French shares eked out modest gains on Friday as investors digest a slew of earnings reports and await U.S. payrolls data due out later in the day. U.S. employment is expected to increase by about 188,000 jobs in January after jumping by 292,000 jobs in December. The unemployment rate is expected...

German shares inched higher on Friday as investors digest a slew of earnings reports and await U.S. payrolls data due out later in the day. U.S. employment is expected to increase by about 188,000 jobs in January after jumping by 292,000 jobs in December. The unemployment rate is expected to hold...

Asian-Markets2_05Feb16.jpg European shares are seen opening lower on Friday, with banks likely to remain in focus after two client advisers from Swiss private bank Julius Baer Group pleaded guilty to helping American clients cheat on their taxes and French lender BNP Paribas reported sharply lower net profit for the fourth quarter. That...

The Swiss stock market has been on losing ground since the beginning of the trading week. That trend continued Thursday's as the market finished with another significant decrease. The market got off to a positive start today, but quickly slipped into negative territory. In the afternoon, the market slipped...

The European markets ended Thursday's session with mixed results. A rebound in commodity prices provided a boost to the markets. Mining and energy stocks were among the best performers. However, mixed corporate earnings results and an EC growth downgrade limited today's gains. The European Commission...

StockMarket4-112114_04Feb16.jpg European shares followed Wall Street and Asia higher on Thursday, although gains were tempered by mixed earnings reports. Most Asian shares rose as oil extended overnight gains and mixed U.S. data as well as dovish comments from a top Federal Reserve official suggested the Federal Reserve will not...

U.K. shares followed Wall Street and Asia higher on Thursday, but gains weren't noteworthy. The dollar fell sharply against a basket of currencies, including the euro, keeping investors across Europe cautious. Meanwhile, in a lecture delivered at the Bundesbank, ECB President Mario Draghi said that...

French shares followed Wall Street and Asia higher on Thursday, but gains weren't noteworthy. The dollar fell sharply against a basket of currencies, including the euro, keeping investors cautious. Meanwhile, in a lecture delivered at the Bundesbank, ECB President Mario Draghi said that adopting a...

German shares followed Wall Street and Asia higher on Thursday, but gains weren't noteworthy. The dollar fell sharply against a basket of currencies, including the euro, keeping investors cautious. Meanwhile, in a lecture delivered at the Bundesbank, ECB President Mario Draghi said that adopting a...

Asian-Markets1_04Feb16.jpg European shares are seen opening gap up as commodity prices rally amid a weaker dollar. U.S. stocks staged a late-session rally to end mostly higher overnight after oil prices jumped about 8 percent and mixed private-sector employment and service sector data raised expectations that the Fed would...

The Swiss stock market extended its losing streak to a third session Wednesday. The market bounced back and forth between gains and losses for much of the session, but turned definitively to the downside in the afternoon, following the release of some disappointing U.S. economic data. The ISM non-manufacturing...

The European markets ended Wednesday's session in negative territory, extending its losses from the previous two days. The weak performance of the Asian markets had a negative impact on sentiment. Continued volatility in crude oil prices and some disappointing corporate earnings news also weighed on...

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