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The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session virtually unchanged. The market recovered from a weak start Friday morning and fluctuated between small gains and small losses over the course of the session. Ultimately, the market ended the session with a very slight increase. Investors were in a cautious...

The majority of the European markets ended Friday's session with modest gains. A number of investors remained on the sidelines at the end of the trading week, as investors watch the transition of power in the United States. Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the nation's new President later today. Bank...

Asian-Markets2_20Jan17.jpg European stocks were little changed on Friday as disappointing U.K. retail sales data dampened optimism on the British economy and investors looked for more details on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's policies. Trump will swear in as the President of the United States of America today, with market...

U.K. shares were little changed in early trade Friday, as investors looked ahead to Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. President, and a government report showed that U.K. retail sales fell at the fastest pace in almost five years in December, despite a surge in shopping ahead of Christmas. Retail...

French shares were marginally higher in early trade Friday as investors look for more details on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's policies. Trump will swear in as the President of the United States of America today, with market participants looking forward to his speech for more clarity on proposals...

German shares held mostly steady in lackluster trade on Friday as investors adopted a wait and watch approach ahead of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration speech in Washington. Trump's inaugural address as the 45th president of the United States will be closely watched by market participants...

StockMarkets-112514_20Jan17.jpg European stocks are seen opening mixed on Friday as investors digest dovish comments from ECB President Mario Draghi and look forward to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural address later in the day. Crude oil futures extended overnight gains, brushing off a surprise build in U.S. crude...

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a modest loss and fell below the 8,300 point level. This marks the third down day for the market this week, which has increased the probability that it will finish negative for the week. The weak performance of the pharma heavyweights weighed on the...

The European markets fluctuated between small gains and losses over the course of Thursday's session before closing modestly lower. The markets pared their early losses after today's announcement from the European Central Bank. However, early weakness on Wall Street hampered their recovery attempt. The...

The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session with a slight increase, following the modest losses of the past 2 days. After a positive start, the market slipped below the 8,300 point level in the morning, before recovering again. Bank stocks were under pressure, while the defensive heavyweights provided...

The European markets were stuck in a sideways trend throughout Wednesday's session. The markets fluctuated between small gains and losses over the course of the trading day and finished with mixed results. Investors were in a cautious mood ahead of Thursday's policy meeting of the European Central Bank. Economic...

The Swiss stock market ended Tuesday's session in the red, extending its weakness from the previous session. The market pulled back in early trade, before settling into a sideways trend. However, the market pared its losses in the afternoon, following today's speech by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. May...

The European markets got off to a weak start Tuesday, but trimmed their early losses following today's highly anticipated speech by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. May stated that the U.K. is set for a 'hard Brexit', which implies a complete separation from the European Union. She went on to say that...

The Swiss stock market ended the first session of the new trading week with a loss. Concerns over a "hard Brexit" and the policies of U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump weighed on investor sentiment. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to lay out her Brexit plans in a speech on Tuesday. Meanwhile,...

The European markets ended the first session of the new trading week with modest losses. Bank and automotive stocks were among the weakest performers Monday. Bank stocks took a hit after Canadian rating agency DBRS cut Italy's sovereign credit rating. The British pound dropped against the dollar and...

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