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U.K. stocks are turning in a lackluster performance Monday morning with investors largely staying cautious and refraining from making significant moves amid a lack of triggers.

French stocks are exhibiting a mixed trend in cautious trade Monday morning as investors look for more news on the U.S.-China trade front and await the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.

German stocks are mostly subdued Monday morning with investors largely staying cautious due to a lack of triggers. Investors are also awaiting more news on U.S.-China trade negotiations.

stockmarkets-jan22_18nov19.jpg After renewed optimism about an interim trade deal between the U.S. and China pushed up stock prices on Friday, the undertone in European markets is likely to remain a bit positive on Monday.

European markets ended higher on Friday amid fresh optimism about a potential U.S.-China trade deal after positive comments from a couple of White House officials.

stockmarkets-jan22_15nov19.jpg European stocks rose on Friday and remained on course for a sixth straight weekly gain as White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow's comments on trade helped revive hopes of a U.S.-China deal and China's central bank unexpectedly added liquidity to the banking system to help lenders through the tax...

U.K. stocks rose on Friday, with miners leading the surge after White House economic adviser Lawrence Kudlow told reporters the U.S. and China are getting close to a 'phase one' agreement on trade. He cited 'very good progress' but added President Donald Trump isn't ready to make a commitment. The...

French stocks were moving higher on Friday after White House economic adviser Lawrence Kudlow told reporters the U.S. and China are getting close to a 'phase one' agreement on trade. He cited 'very good progress' but added President Donald Trump isn't ready to make a commitment. A spokesperson...

German stocks advanced on Friday as White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow's comments on trade helped revive hopes of a U.S.-China deal and China's central bank unexpectedly added liquidity to the banking system to help lenders through the tax season. Kudlow said the U.S. and China are communicating...

marketopen-011519_15nov19.jpg European stocks are likely to open higher on Friday as a goodwill gesture by China and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow's comments on trade helped revive hopes of a U.S.-China deal. Kudlow said that the two sides are communicating "every single day" and a deal was close though "not done...

Save for a few minutes at the start, the Switzerland stock market was down in negative territory on Thursday, as worries about global economic slowdown and the continued uncertainty about U.S.-China trade negotiations rendered the mood bearish and dragged down share prices.

European markets ended lower on Thursday as continued uncertainty about U.S.-China trade deal and worries about global growth amid weak economic data from Germany, Japan and China forced investors to largely refrain from picking up stocks.

asian-market-down_14nov19.jpg European stocks fell slightly in cautious trade on Thursday after China reported unexpectedly weak data, with both industrial output and retail sales growth coming in below estimates. Weak data from Japan and Australia also added to signs of weak overall economic growth. Closer home, Germany's economy...

U.K. stocks were moving lower on Thursday as several companies traded ex-dividend and weak data from China and Japan stoked worries about slowing global growth. Meanwhile, British consumers cut back on their shopping in October, official data showed, adding to signs of weak overall economic growth....

French stocks were subdued on Thursday as worries over U.S.-China trade war lingered and weak data from China and Japan stoked worries that a global slowdown is deepening. Chinese industrial output and retail sales figures for October came in below estimates, while Japan's economy grew at the slowest...

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