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After a firm start and a subsequent long spell in positive territory, the Switzerland stock market faltered past mid afternoon and eventually ended on a weak note on Thursday.

European markets closed lower on Thursday as worries about growth amid rising coronavirus cases and prospects for tighter lockdown measures in several places outweighed optimism about additional stimulus from Joe Biden's administration in the U.S.

stockmarkets dec27 21jan21 European stocks were mixed on Thursday as investors awaited the latest ECB policy announcement and the post-meeting news conference by President Lagarde for directional cues. Earlier in the day, the Bank of Japan left its monetary policy unchanged, raised growth projections and noted that risks to...

U.K. stocks were marginally lower in lackluster trade on Thursday as the pound continued to push higher on the back of Joe Biden's swearing-in as President of the United States. The benchmark FTSE 100 was down 3 points at 6,737 after closing 0.4 percent higher the previous day. Tate & Lyle, a specialty...

French stocks held steady on Thursday as investors awaited the latest ECB policy announcement, with focus on the post-meeting news conference by President Lagarde and her comments on the economic outlook. No additional action is expected but the central bank may sound a bit dovish in its bid to continue...

German stocks rose on Thursday as investors hoped for more economic stimulus from the newly inaugurated administration and looked ahead to the European Central Bank's latest policy announcement. The central bank is expected to keep its policy rates and stimulus package unchanged after unveiling a...

stockmarkets jan23 21jan21 European stocks are set to open higher on Thursday as Joe Biden's entry into the White House has raised hopes for a big fiscal relief package. Biden on Wednesday signed a string of executive orders, memorandums and directives aimed at reversing the "gravest damages of the Trump administration" including...

The Switzerland stock market closed on a bright note on Wednesday, in line with the trend seen across global markets, amid expectations the new Joe Biden-led administration in the U.S. will come out with additional stimulus soon to boost growth in the world's largest economy.

European markets closed higher on Wednesday amid hopes the Joe Biden-led administration will announce additional stimulus to spur growth in the world's largest economy.

asian up 20jan21 European stocks rose Wednesday on the back of a slew of positive earnings releases and new U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's pledge to "act big" on stimulus to reinvigorate the world's largest economy hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Joe Biden will be sworn-in as the 46th President of the U.S...

U.K. stocks were little changed in choppy trading on Wednesday as traders reacted to Janet Yellen's comments at her Senate confirmation hearing for U.S. Treasury secretary and awaited the inauguration of new U.S. president Joe Biden. Yellen advocated hefty fiscal spending, arguing that the benefits...

French stocks advanced on Wednesday after U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen backed major fiscal stimulus to help workers and businesses battered by the coronavirus pandemic. She urged lawmakers to 'act big" on coronavirus relief spending, arguing that the economic benefits far outweigh...

German stocks were moving higher on Wednesday after U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen called for more fiscal stimulus to bolster the world's largest economy. During her confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, Yellen urged Congress to "act big" on Covid- 19 relief,...

stockmarkets dec24 20jan21 European stocks are seen opening on a flat note Wednesday as investors weigh coronavirus worries against hopes of fresh U.S. stimulus. Covid infection rates are on the rise again in parts of Asia, with Tokyo and other parts of Japan currently under a state of emergency to quash a surge in infections. China's...

Despite opening on a strong note, the Switzerland stock market faltered in the first hour of the session on Tuesday and spent the rest of the day moving along the flat line before eventually settling marginally down.

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