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The Swiss stock market ended Monday's session with a gain. The market got off to a weak start, but managed to turn higher around midday. The positive performance of the index heavyweights and the strength of the U.S. markets helped to propel the late session gains. Economic data had little impact...

The European markets ended Monday's session with mixed results. Europe built on the strong performance of the Asian markets in early trade, after China announced a rate cut. The drop in the Euro area jobless rate also contributed to the early strength. The markets later reversed direction, partly...

The European markets were mostly higher on Monday, after data released by Eurostat revealed that the euro area jobless rate declined to the lowest since April 2012. The unemployment rate dropped to 11.2 percent in January from revised 11.3 percent in December. It was forecast to remain at December's...

The UK market was higher on Monday, after data released by Eurostat revealed that the euro area jobless rate declined to the lowest since April 2012. The unemployment rate dropped to 11.2 percent in January from revised 11.3 percent in December. It was forecast to remain at December's originally estimated...

The French market was lower on Monday, despite some encouraging news on the data front, led by media and telecom giant Vivendi which fell notably. Data released by Eurostat revealed that the euro area jobless rate declined to the lowest since April 2012. The unemployment rate dropped to 11.2 percent...

The German market was higher on Monday, after data released by Eurostat revealed that the euro area jobless rate declined to the lowest since April 2012. The unemployment rate dropped to 11.2 percent in January from revised 11.3 percent in December. It was forecast to remain at December's originally...

Asianmarkets-112014_02Mar15.jpg The European markets are set to open slightly lower on Monday following big gains in February that lifted Europe's main markets to record high closing levels last week. The euro hovers near a five-week low against the dollar as investors await further details on the ECB's 1 trillion euro ($1.1 trillion)...

The Swiss stock market declined Friday, but remained above the 9,000 point level it achieved yesterday. The market finished the overall trading week with an increase, which marks six consecutive weeks of gains. Trading activity was on the light side at the end of the week. The German parliament approved...

The majority of the European markets finished to the upside Friday. Investors were cautious in early trading, ahead of the release of a number of important U.S. economic reports. The U.S. data proved mixed, but investors were able to shrug off a downward revision to the nation's fourth quarter GDP. Investors...

The European markets fell on Friday, as investors remained cautious amid a deluge of financial news from the region, ahead of some key data from the U.S. On the data front, at 8 am ET, German statistical office Destatis will release its preliminary consumer prices report. Consumer prices are...

The UK market was modestly lower on Friday afternoon, as investors remained cautious amid a deluge of financial news from the region, ahead of some key data from the U.S. On the data front, at 8 am ET, German statistical office Destatis will release its preliminary consumer prices report. Consumer...

The French market was marginally lower on Friday afternoon, as investors remained cautious amid a deluge of financial news from the region, ahead of some key data from the U.S. On the data front, at 8 am ET, German statistical office Destatis will release its preliminary consumer prices report. Consumer...

The German market was marginally lower on Friday afternoon, as investors remained cautious amid a deluge of financial news from the region, ahead of some key data from the U.S. On the data front, at 8 am ET, German statistical office Destatis will release its preliminary consumer prices report. Consumer...

stock-market-9_27Feb15.jpg European stocks are seen opening largely unchanged on Friday as traders eye a slew of U.S. data due out later in the day for clues to global growth outlook. The second reading on the U.S. fourth-quarter gross domestic product growth will be published later today after preliminary estimates released...

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session in positive territory and closed above the 9,000 point level. This is the first time the market has accomplished the feat since the surprise SNB decision in mid-January, which brought it as low as 7,850 points. Trading volume was on the light side Thursday....

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