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The Switzerland stock market snapped a long 13-day winning streak and ended moderately lower on Friday, in line with the trend seen across Europe, as a hawkish policy outlook from the Federal Reserve weighed on sentiment.

European stocks closed sharply lower on Friday as a hawkish policy outlook from the U.S. Federal Reserve and signs of policy tightening in China hurt sentiment.

stockmarkets aug20 18jun21 European stocks were broadly lower on Friday, with a hawkish policy outlook from the U.S. Federal Reserve and signs of credit tightening in China weighing on markets. The pan European Stoxx 600 slipped 0.1 percent to 458.84 after closing 0.1 percent lower on Thursday. The German DAX eased 0.2...

U.K. stocks fell on Friday after commodity prices saw a sharp decline amid dollar strength and uncertainty over Chinese policies to reduce speculation. A hawkish policy outlook from the U.S. Federal Reserve and weak retail sales figures released earlier in the day also dented sentiment. U.K....

French stocks were moving higher on Friday, though concerns over the U.S. Federal Reserve adopting a hawkish tone on asset purchases kept underlying sentiment cautious. The benchmark CAC 40 was up 11 points, or 0.2 percent, at 6,677, after hitting a low of 6,655 earlier in the day on concerns over...

German stocks declined on Friday as a hawkish shift from the Federal Reserve stoked uncertainty about stimulus outlook and raw material prices continued their weekly decline amid actions by China to crackdown on inflation. The benchmark DAX dropped 37 points, or 0.2 percent, to 15,690 after closing...

stockmarkets aug20 18jun21 European stocks are seen opening little changed on Friday, with declining oil prices and an overnight retreat in U.S. Treasury yields likely to offer some support. Asian markets were seeing a mixed trend as the Bank of Japan maintained its ultra-easy monetary policy as widely expected. Japan's...

Despite staying in negative territory for much of the day's session, the Switzerland stock market ended on a positive note on Thursday as shares pared losses and climbed higher in late afternoon trades.

European stocks closed mixed on Thursday as investors largely stayed cautious and remained reluctant to make significant moves after the Federal Reserve said it expects interest rates will be hiked in 2023, a year earlier than expected.

asianmarket 021219 17jun21 European stocks fell from record highs on Thursday, as investors react to the Fed's hawkish statement and the latest Eurozone inflation figures for May. Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday projected hikes in interest rates by 2023, a year earlier than expected amid the vaccine rollout. Eurostat's...

U.K. stocks fell on Thursday in cautious trade after Federal Reserve officials projected hikes in interest rates by 2023, a year earlier than expected amid the vaccine rollout. The benchmark FTSE 100 dropped 35 points, or half a percent, to 7,150 after ending 0.2 percent higher on Wednesday. Miners...

French stocks were modestly higher on Thursday as investors react to the Fed's hawkish statement and the latest Eurozone inflation figures for May. As inflation concerns mount, Fed officials on Wednesday penciled in two potential rate hikes in 2023. Eurostat's final reading of the Eurozone consumer...

German stocks fell slightly on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve left its benchmark short-term borrowing rate anchored near zero, as widely expected, but projected two rate rises by the end of 2023. Investors await Eurozone inflation figures for May later in the day for further direction. The...

stockmarkets jan18 17jun21 European stocks may follow global peers lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve took the first tentative steps to eventual normalization of its ultra-accommodative monetary policy. After keeping interest rates steady, the Fed indicated it expects to start raising interest rates in 2023, earlier...

The Switzerland stock market ended on a firm note on Wednesday, extending gains to a twelfth straight session, as investors continued to bet on optimism about economic recovery.

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