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Asianmarkets-011415_30Sep16.jpg European stocks fell sharply on Friday to hit their lowest level in eight weeks, as Deutsche Bank's woes deepened and the price of oil took a tumble after recent sharp gains in reaction to the tentative OPEC deal to curb oil production. Also, a slew of economic reports on U.K. consumer confidence,...

French shares tumbled on Friday, with banks leading declines once again, as concerns about the financial health of Deutsche Bank and allegations that Wells Fargo had violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, raised concerns over the systematic risk in the broader financial sector. The benchmark...

German shares fell sharply on Friday, as concerns about the financial health of Deutsche Bank and allegations that Wells Fargo had violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, raised concerns over the systematic risk in the broader financial sector. Downbeat German retail sales data also weighed...

Markets-111714_30Sep16.jpg European stocks look set to open on a sluggish note on Friday, as the initial excitement from an OPEC production cut deal faded and worries surrounding Germany's biggest lender continued to haunt investors. Oil prices succumbed to some profit taking in Asian deals and the yen weakened in reaction...

The Swiss stock market got off to a positive start Thursday, but ended the session with a significant loss. Early gains were fueled by yesterday's surprise announcement that OPEC had agreed to modest oil output cuts at their informal meeting. The announcement sparked a rise in crude oil prices and also...

The European markets were up sharply in early trade Thursday, extending the gains of the previous session. However, the markets pared their gains in the afternoon and ended the session with mixed results. OPEC countries agreed to modest oil output cuts at their informal meeting in Algiers yesterday,...

Stock-Market-500_29Sep16.jpg European stocks saw further upside on Thursday, a day after OPEC countries agreed to modest oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008. Investor sentiment remains upbeat despite oil prices declining in European trading after sharp overnight gains. Regional data proved a mixed bag, with German...

U.K. shares rallied on Thursday, with energy stocks taking the lead, after OPEC members surprised market participants with a preliminary deal to curb output. Investor sentiment remains upbeat despite oil prices declining in European trading after sharp overnight gains. The benchmark FTSE 100 was...

French shares followed global markets higher on Thursday after OPEC members came together to support an output reduction deal despite internal conflicts. Investor sentiment remains upbeat despite oil prices declining in European trading after sharp overnight gains. Regional data proved a mixed...

German shares joined a global rally on Thursday after OPEC members came together to support an output reduction deal despite internal conflicts. Investor sentiment remains upbeat despite oil prices declining in European trading after sharp overnight gains. Regional data proved a mixed bag, with...

stock-market-9_29Sep16.jpg European stocks look set to start Thursday's session on a buoyant note, as a surprise OPEC deal to limit oil production helped rekindle investors' appetite for risk. At an informal meeting in Algiers on Wednesday, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed a preliminary deal...

The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session in the green, adding to the modest gains of the previous session. Trading activity remained volatile at mid-week. The market reached both its session high and session low in the first few hours of trade, but settled into a sideways trend in the afternoon. Investors...

The European markets ended Wednesday's session firmly in positive territory, snapping a 3-session losing streak. Bank stocks halted their recent sell-off and recovered some lost ground. Energy stocks also turned in a solid performance on investor hopes for an agreement to curb production at today's informal...

Stock-Market-500_28Sep16.jpg European stocks rose on Wednesday, as banks rebounded from recent losses and oil prices stabilized after tumbling around 3 percent overnight following comments by Saudi Arabia and Iran. Regional economic reports painted a mixed picture, with the GfK research group's forward-looking consumer sentiment...

U.K. shares bounced back on Wednesday, as oil prices edged up ahead of a closely-watched OPEC meeting and BoE deputy chief suggested that more easing will be required to prevent a sharp slowdown. The benchmark FTSE 100 was up 52 points or 0.78 percent at 6,860 in midday trading, snapping a three-day...

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