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French shares were marginally higher in choppy trade Tuesday, as a slew of economic reports painted a positive picture of the economy and investors looked ahead to U.S. President Donald Trump's address before a joint session of Congress tonight, where he is expected to lay out plans for pro-business...

German shares gave up early gains on Tuesday on doubts about whether U.S. President Donald Trump will touch on plans for overhauling the tax code and health-care system in his address to Congress later today. The benchmark DAX was down 15 points or 0.13 percent at 11,807 after reaching as high as...

Asian-Markets1_28Feb17.jpg European stocks may open higher on Tuesday as investors gear up for fiscal stimulus and infrastructure spending announcements from U.S. President Donald Trump during his speech before Congress later today. The dollar held steady after hawkish comments from Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan bolstered...

The Swiss stock market ended the first session of the new trading week with a slight loss. The market got off to a positive start, but quickly began to pare its early gains. The market recovered some ground late in the afternoon thanks to some positive U.S. economic data and some statements from President...

The European markets ended the first session of the new trading week with mixed results. Markets got off to a positive start, but pared their early gains after the planned merger between the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Bourse hit a roadblock. However, the markets began to recover some ground...

stockmarket-121514_27Feb17.jpg European stocks erased early gains to turn mostly lower in the mid-day session on Monday as a planned merger between the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Bourse hit a roadblock. Brexit worries also weighed as media reports suggested that U.K Prime Minister Theresa May's team is preparing for Scotland to potentially call for an independence referendum in March.

U.K. shares held steady on Monday, as the pound dropped against its major rivals in the wake of reports that U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's team is preparing for Scotland to potentially call for an independence referendum in March. The focus was also on U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to Congress...

French shares were trading lower for the third day running on Monday even as two new surveys suggested that French independent candidate Emmanuel Macron would easily beat far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a French presidential runoff. Stocks reversed early gains hit by media reports that U.K. Prime...

German shares gave up early gains to turn flat on Monday after troubles in the London Stock Exchange-Deutsche Boerse merger and fears that the Scottish government may call another referendum. On the positive side, worries about French political risks eased somewhat after two new surveys suggested...

Stock-Market-010815_27Feb17.jpg European markets may follow their Asian peers lower on Monday as lower commodity prices continued to weigh on resource stocks and investors remain cautious about U.S. economic news. With U.S. President Donald Trump set to make his first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, the investors are awaiting more clarity on his fiscal and tax policies.

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with a modest loss. However, the market pared its losses heading into the close. The pullback was attributed to profit taking, following the recent rally. Investors remain concerned about the upcoming presidential election in France, as well as the political...

The European markets ended Friday's session in negative territory, adding to the losses of the previous session. However, the markets did manage to pare their losses in late trade. A slew of disappointing corporate earnings reports weighed on investor sentiment at the end of the trading week. Concerns...

AsianMarkets-011615_24Feb17.jpg European stocks edged lower on Friday, with overnight declines in metals prices, French election worries, a slew of disappointing earnings updates and concerns about policy uncertainty in the U.S. weighing on markets. On a light day on the economic front, survey results from the statistical office...

U.K. shares fell slightly on Friday as French election worries persisted and investors digested another raft of mixed earnings results. Amid a lack of triggers, investors now await more clarity on U.S. President Donald Trump's proposals, when he delivers a speech to a joint session on Congress Tuesday. The...

French shares retreated on Friday as concerns over European political risks and policy uncertainty in the U.S. helped fuel demand for safe-haven assets. Amid a lack of triggers, investors now await more clarity on President Donald Trump's proposals, when he delivers a speech to a joint session on...

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