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The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with a modest loss. After a positive start, the market quickly slipped into negative territory and never reemerged. The continued weakness in shares of index heavyweight Novartis pressured the overall market. The Swiss Market Index decreased by 0.29 percent...

The European markets remained stuck in a sideways pattern again Friday, after a similarly lackluster performance the previous day. Markets ended Friday's session with mixed results, but were little changed overall. Economic data was sparse at the end of the trading week, leaving investors to focus on...

sharemarketflat-042018.jpg European markets look headed for a somewhat cautious start on Friday with investors reacting to some crucial earnings reports and economic data.

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session nearly unchanged. After a positive start, the market quickly pared its early gains and spent much of the day in negative territory. The weak performance of index heavyweight Novartis pressured the overall market. Investors remained focused on corporate...

The European markets were stuck in a sideways trend throughout Thursday's session and ended the day with mixed results. Traders sifted through a large number of corporate earnings both at home and in the United States. Investors are also keeping a close eye on the spring meetings of both the IMF and...

sharemixed1-041818.jpg European stocks were flat to slightly higher on Thursday as investors digested a slew of earnings reports and looked ahead to the 2018 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG). Warning of rising threats to world financial system, the IMF said that markets...

U.K. shares were modestly higher on Thursday as a surge in commodity prices helped support mining stocks and the pound dropped after the release of weaker-than-expected retail sales data. U.K. retail sales including auto fuel, dropped 1.2 percent month-on-month in March, in contrast to a 0.8 percent...

French stocks were marginally higher on Thursday as investors digested a slew of earnings reports and looked ahead to the 2018 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG). Warning of rising threats to world financial system, the IMF said that markets are...

German stocks were subdued on Thursday despite strong leads from Wall Street and Asia as commodities rallied on optimism about global growth. The benchmark DAX was little changed with a negative bias after finishing marginally higher in the previous session. GEA Group jumped 3 percent. The company...

stockmarkethigh-041718.jpg European stocks look set to extend gains from the previous session on Thursday as oil held steady near 2014-highs reached in the previous session and higher long-term U.S. Treasury yields on improved risk appetite helped support the dollar. Brent crude oil futures held near $74 a barrel after reports...

The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session with a small increase, after logging a significant gain yesterday. The market rose to its highest level since mid-March this morning, but the early struggles on Wall Street weighed on sentiment in the afternoon. The Swiss Market Index increased by 0.13...

The European markets were stuck in a sideways pattern for the majority of Wednesday's session and the majority of the markets ended the day with small gains. Traders were disappointed after Eurozone inflation for March accelerated at a slower pace than initially estimated. One notable exception to...

sharemixed1-041818.jpg European stocks gave up some early gains to turn mixed on Wednesday after figures released by Eurostat showed the region's consumer price inflation rose more slowly than first estimated in the 12 months through March, a fresh setback for the European Central Bank as it debates its next steps toward scaling...

U.K. shares rose sharply on Wednesday as weaker-than-expected inflation data sent the pound lower against the dollar and China said it would allow full foreign ownership of automakers in five years, ending restrictions that helped to fuel its dispute with Washington. Easing tensions on the Korean...

French stocks were modestly higher on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that the two Koreas are negotiating an end to hostilities and the People's Bank of China lowered the reserve requirement ratio for most commercial banks in a bid to free up funds for lending and improve liquidity. In...

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