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The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with moderate gains. The market got off to a weak start and was mired in a sideways trend for much of the session. However, the market broke out into positive territory after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's highly anticipated speech. Yellen stated...

The European markets got off to a weak start Friday, ahead of today's highly anticipated speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen. The markets came off their early lows after the release of some solid German and French consumer confidence data, but remained trapped in a sideways trend. However, the markets...

AsianMarket-112614_26Aug16.jpg European stocks slipped into negative territory on Friday, although markets across Europe came off their intra-day lows in reaction to solid German and French consumer confidence data and in-line reports on French and U.K.GDP. With several Federal Reserve officials arguing the case for another interest-rate...

French shares drifted lower on Friday as investors digested GDP and consumer confidence data, and looked ahead to Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole later today for clues on the economy and monetary policy. With several Federal Reserve officials arguing the case for another interest-rate...

German shares fell slightly on Friday as investors remained focused on Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole later today on the economy and monetary policy. With several Federal Reserve officials arguing the case for another interest-rate increase and the recent run of U.S. data suggesting...

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 Investors have withdrawn to the sidelines ahead of tomorrow's speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in Jackson Hole.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...

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