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The Swiss stock market endured a broad sell-off Tuesday and ended the session with a significant loss. The market was under heavy pressure in early trade, but recovered some ground in the early afternoon. Shares of UBS were in focus after the bank's disappointing report. Investor sentiment took a...

The European markets ended Tuesday's session firmly in the red. Weaker than expected manufacturing data from China soured the mood among investors and weighed heavily on mining and resource stocks. Financial stocks were also under pressure after disappointing earnings reports from banks like UBS and...

stock-market-down_03May16.jpg European stocks hit a three-week low on Tuesday, as the yen's continued strength, a firmer euro and weak manufacturing data out of China sapped investors' appetite for risk. In an otherwise light day on the economic front, survey data from Markit showed that U.K. manufacturing unexpectedly contracted...

U.K. shares drifted lower on Tuesday, with miners coming under selling pressure in the wake of disappointing manufacturing data from China. Also, U.K. manufacturing unexpectedly contracted for the first time in three years in April, reflecting concerns about the outlook for global growth and lingering...

French shares tumbled on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar set a fresh 18-month low versus the yen and Chinese manufacturing data came in weaker than anticipated. Meanwhile, Eurozone growth is likely to be less than the expansion expected earlier during 2016 and 2017 due to slowdown in emerging markets,...

German shares fell sharply on Tuesday as a stronger euro dragged down automakers and lenders fell on weak earnings results. The U.S. dollar set a fresh 18-month low versus the yen and Chinese manufacturing data came in weaker than anticipated, further weighing on investor sentiment. The benchmark...

StockMarket4-112114_03May16.jpg European stocks are poised to open higher on Tuesday, tracking overnight gains on Wall Street and a firming trend in Asia. That said, the underlying tone in markets will large hinge upon the reaction to the onslaught of earnings releases from several bigwigs including HSBC Holdings, UBS, Commerzbank...

The Swiss stock market traded in the green for much of Monday's session, but slipped into negative territory briefly in late trade. The market managed to recover and ended the session with a modest gain. Trading activity in Europe was on the light side, with several markets closed for the May Day holiday. Eurozone...

The majority of the European markets ended Monday's session with modest gains. However, trading action was thin as markets in Greece, Ireland and the U.K. were closed for public holidays. European manufacturing data also failed to impress investors, which kept a lid on the gains today. Low interest...

Asian-Markets1_02May16.jpg European stocks inched higher in quiet trade on Monday, with markets in Greece, Ireland, Russia and the U.K. closed for public holidays. While bargain hunting following steep losses in the previous session provided some support, lackluster factory growth data kept a lid on gains in the region. Eurozone...

French shares rose in thin trading on Monday as investors hunted for bargains following steep losses in the previous session. That said, stocks pared early gains after data showed French manufacturing activity slowed in April to its slowest pace in a year. The benchmark CAC 40 was up 14 points or...

German shares inched higher in thin trading on Monday after steep losses in the previous session. The benchmark DAX was up 77 points or 0.77 percent at 10,116 in midday trading after tumbling 2.7 percent on Friday in the wake of a firmer euro and mixed earnings reports. While automakers BMW,...

Asian-Markets2_02May16.jpg European stocks look set to open flat to slightly lower on Monday, mirroring weak Asian cues as the yen hit a fresh 18-month high against the dollar and the first set of Chinese economic data for April showed the world's second-largest economy continues its slowing trend. Markets may see thin trade amid...

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's trading session with a significant loss. The market got off to a slow start and accelerated to the downside in the afternoon. This resulted in the first loss for the trading week in the month of April. Investors remained in a negative mood following yesterday's...

The European markets ended Friday's session solidly in negative territory. Investor sentiment took a hit after the sharp sell-off on Wall Street overnight and the weak performance of the Asian markets. The Bank of Japan's surprise decision to refrain from adding stimulus measures and yesterday's disappointing...

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