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The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with a modest loss. Following four straight days of gains, the pullback was attributed to profit taking. Investors were also in a cautious mood ahead of the long holiday weekend. Weak GDP data from the United States added to the weakness at the end of...

The European markets endured a choppy day of trade Friday, fluctuating between small gains and losses throughout the session. The markets ended with mixed results after snapping a 6-session winning streak on Thursday. Investors seemed reluctant to make any major moves ahead of Monday's holiday. Investors...

mixedmarket2-042817.jpg European stocks were mixed on Friday as U.S. President Donald Trump warned of a major conflict with North Korea and investors digested a raft of corporate earnings reports. Eurozone inflation accelerated more than expected in April, flash data from Eurostat showed, helping support underlying sentiment...

sharedown-042817.jpg European stocks are poised to open lower on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump warned about a "major, major conflict" between the U.S. and North Korea. In an interview ahead of his 100th day in office, Trump said a major conflict with North Korea was possible over its nuclear and ballistic missile...

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a small increase, adding to the gains of the previous three sessions. The market got off to a weak start Thursday, but climbed gradually throughout the trading day. The market climbed into positive territory in the afternoon and the small gain pushed...

The majority of the European markets ended Thursday's session in the red, putting an end to a six session winning streak. Investors were disappointed after the European Central Bank again made no changes to its monetary policy, while the U.S. Federal Reserve has been hiking interest rates. The European...

AsianMarketdown-042717.jpg European stocks snapped a six-day winning streak on Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump's long-touted tax plan for big corporate and personal tax cuts offered few details and investors waited to hear from ECB President Mario Draghi. The European Central Bank is broadly expected to maintain the...

U.K. shares fell slightly on Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump's tax proposals lacked details and investors looked forward to the ECB meeting to see if President Mario Draghi will signal any shift in policy. Earlier in the day, Sweden's central bank left its key rate unchanged, but extended...

French shares fell notably on Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump's tax reform plan fell short on details and investors waited to see whether ECB chief Mario Draghi will signal any changes in language or tone on policy rates. Earlier in the day, Sweden's central bank left its key rate unchanged,...

German shares fell modestly on Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump's long-touted tax reform plan disappointed markets and investors waited to hear from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. Earlier in the day, Sweden's central bank left its key rate unchanged, but extended the purchases...

EUmarketdown-042717.jpg European stocks are seen opening lower on Thursday after the highly anticipated tax plan outline released by U.S. President Donald Trump offered no specifics on how the tax cuts would be paid for without increasing the budget deficit. The disappointment on the tax plan, which included a cut in the...

The Swiss stock market extended its winning streak to a third straight session Wednesday. After some early struggles, the market definitively crossed into positive territory and advanced further late in the afternoon. The late surge helped to propel the market to its highest level since August 2015. U.S....

The European markets endured a choppy trading session Wednesday, but the majority of the markets finished with modest gains. Investors were in a cautious mood ahead of the Trump administration's big tax reform announcement later today and tomorrow's meeting of the European Central Bank. The European...

Asian-Markets2_26Apr17.jpg European stocks were little changed in cautious trade on Wednesday as the euro gained ground and investors looked ahead to Thursday's ECB meeting to see whether ECB chief Mario Draghi will signal any shift in policy. Also, the White House is expected to unveil the outlines of President Donald Trump's...

Stock-Market-500_26Apr17.jpg European stocks may open a tad higher on Wednesday amid positive cues from Wall Street and Asia. As the euphoria from Macron's victory fades, investors are now waiting to see whether U.S. President Donald Trump will stick with his campaign pledge to slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to...

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