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The Swiss stock market bounced back in a big way Friday, ending the session with a substantial gain after struggling for much of the week. The Swiss Market Index increased by 1.85 percent Friday and finished at 8,616.56. The Swiss Leader Index climbed 1.78 percent and the Swiss Performance Index added...

The European markets traded in the green for much of Friday's session and finished mostly higher. The markets wavered a bit late in the afternoon following another tariff threat from U.S. President Trump, this time aimed at the European auto industry. "Based on the Tariffs and Trade Barriers long...

stock-market-500_22jun18.jpg European stocks edged higher on Friday, with banks leading the surge after finance ministers from 19 nations finalized plans to get Greece out of its eight-year bailout program and a top lawmaker in Italy's far-right League party reportedly said the government doesn't want to exit the euro. Investors...

U.K. stocks rose notably on Friday even as the pound continued to push higher following a slightly hawkish tilt from the Bank of England. Oil prices rose more than 1 percent as investors await the OPEC meet outcome. In economic news, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said Treasury's GBP 1.2 billion...

French stocks rebounded on Friday after finance ministers from 19 nations finalized plans to get Greece out of its eight-year bailout program and a top lawmaker in Italy's far-right League party reportedly said the government doesn't want to exit the euro. There is also some cheer on the data front...

German stocks eked out modest gains on Friday after finance ministers from 19 nations finalized plans to get Greece out of its eight-year bailout program and a top lawmaker in Italy's far-right League party reportedly said the government doesn't want to exit the euro. There is also some cheer on...

stock-market-9_22jun18.jpg European stocks look set to open largely unchanged on Friday as a rebounding euro may weigh on exporters. The dollar fell from an 11-month high against a basket of currencies and U.S. bond yields drifted lower as disappointing U.S. manufacturing data released overnight raised concerns that a trade...

The Swiss stock market got off to a positive start Thursday, extending yesterday's gains. However, the market pared its early gains in the first few hours of trade before slipping into negative territory, where it remained for the rest of the session. The Swiss National Bank maintained its negative...

The European markets looked to extend their recovery efforts at the start of Thursday's session, but quickly ran out of steam and dropped into negative territory. Automakers were under pressure following a warning from Germany's Daimler. Today's announcement from the Bank of England sparked a rally in...

asian-markets2_21jun18.jpg European stocks were subdued on Thursday as trade worries persisted and investors waited to see if OPEC and its allies would reach consensus on a deal to increase oil supply. The Bank of England will announce its interest-rate decision later today, with traders looking for any hints of an August rate...

U.K. stocks were little changed in cautious trade Thursday and the pound weakened for the fourth day to hover near a seven-month low as investors awaited the Bank of England's monetary policy decision. No change is expected to the bank rate, but investors look for any hints of an August rate rise. On...

French stocks were modestly lower on Thursday as trade worries persisted and investors waited to see if OPEC and its allies would reach consensus on a deal to increase oil supply. The benchmark CAC 40 index was down 11 points or 0.20 percent at 5,361 in opening deals after declining 0.3 percent in...

German stocks fell on Thursday, with automakers retreating after Daimler issued a profit warning, citing higher import tariffs amid an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. Daimler shares fell as much as 4.4 percent, while BMW lost 2.9 percent and Volkswagen dropped 2.4 percent. The...

asian-markets1_21jun18.jpg European stocks may open higher on Thursday despite the looming threat of a full-blown trade war between the world's two largest economies. In response to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on EU steel and aluminum early this morning, the European Union will start charging import...

The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session with a significant increase, following the weakness of the past two sessions. The strong performance of the defensive heavyweights provided a boost to the overall market. The Swiss Market Index increased by 1.11 percent Wednesday and finished at 8,557.51....

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