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Asian-Markets2_26Aug16.jpg Stock futures point to a flat open on Friday as investors eagerly await a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen at the Kansas City Fed's policy conference later today. Investors are looking for hints at the potential for a rate rise later this year against the backdrop of improving U.S. data,...

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a significant loss. Investors have withdrawn to the sidelines ahead of tomorrow's speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in Jackson Hole. Disappointing German business confidence data also weighed on investor sentiment. The weak performance of...

The European markets ended Thursday's session firmly in negative territory. After a weak start, the market managed to pare some of their early losses, but remained trapped in a sideways trend for the rest of the session. The unexpected drop in German business confidence in August weighed on investor...

The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session with a slight dip, but was little changed overall. After a weak start, the market climbed into positive territory and remainder there for most of the session. However, the market pared its gains in late trading, following the weak opening on Wall Street. Investors...

The majority of the European markets ended Wednesday's session with modest gains. The strong performance of the bank stocks drove the markets higher mid-week, but the weak performance of the miners limited the upside. Disappointing results from Glencore weighed on the mining stocks, as well as falling...

stock-market-8_24Aug16.jpg European stocks rose for a third straight session Wednesday, as investors took weak German GDP data in their stride and looked ahead to Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech on Friday for clues on the path of U.S. interest-rate increases. U.K. stocks have underperformed the broader European markets as Glencore...

U.K. shares drifted lower on Wednesday as Glencore reported a sharp drop in first-half profits and a report from the British Bankers Association (BBA) showed U.K. mortgage approvals slumped to an 18-month low in the month after the Brexit vote. The number of mortgages approved in July dropped more...

French shares recovered from a weak start Wednesday, as investors took weak German GDP data in their stride and looked ahead to Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech on Friday for clues on the path of U.S. interest-rate increases. German GDP grew 0.4 percent in the second quarter from the previous three...

German shares gained some ground after a weak start Wednesday as revised data showed German GDP growth slowed in the second quarter as initially estimated. German GDP grew 0.4 percent from the previous three months, in line with the preliminary estimate, and slower than the 0.7 percent expansion...

Asian-Markets2_24Aug16.jpg European shares are set to open slightly lower on Wednesday amid lack of fresh triggers as investors look to Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech on Friday for clarity on the likely trajectory of interest rates in the world's largest economy. The dollar edged higher against rivals but remained essentially...

The Swiss stock market ended Tuesday's session with a modest increase, adding to the slight gains of the previous session. The market broke through the 8,200 point level in early trade and managed to close above it as well. The market is attempting to recover from the consolidation of the previous week. The...

The European markets ended Tuesday's session in the green, bouncing back from the weak performance of the previous session. Traders were encouraged by flash PMI data, which indicated that the euro area remained on a steady growth path in the third quarter, with no signs of the recovery being derailed...

Asianmarkets-111914_23Aug16.jpg European stocks gained ground on Tuesday, as miners rebounded from sharp declines the previous day and flash PMI data indicated the euro area remained on a steady growth path in the third quarter, with no signs of the recovery being derailed by Brexit uncertainty. The euro area composite output index...

U.K. shares rose on Monday, as miners rebounded from sharp declines the previous day and Persimmon said customer interest since Britain's vote to leave the European Union has been robust. Positive Eurozone private sector activity data also helped underpin investor sentiment. The benchmark FTSE 100...

French shares gained momentum on Tuesday as flash PMI data indicated the euro area remained on a steady growth path in the third quarter, with no signs of the recovery being derailed by Brexit uncertainty. The euro area composite output index combining both manufacturing and service sectors rose unexpectedly...

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