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asian-up_22jul19.jpg European stocks rose on Monday as Italy's fractious coalition partners geared up for a showdown to avoid the collapse of the government following a series of clashes. Meanwhile, as hopes fade for aggressive Fed rate cuts in July, investors now await the outcome of tomorrow's U.K. leadership election...

U.K. stocks rose on Monday as gains in oil prices helped lift energy stocks. As hopes fade for aggressive Fed rate cuts in July, investors now await the outcome of tomorrow's U.K. leadership election for further direction. The benchmark FTSE 100 was up 32 points or 0.43 percent at 7,541 in opening...

French stocks edged higher in cautious trade on Monday as investors await cues from the ECB and Federal Reserve meetings. The European Central Bank reviews its monetary policy on Thursday, with investors expecting measures to prop up the ailing euro area economy. The U.S. Federal Reserve is likely...

German stocks were modestly higher on Monday as Italy's fractious coalition partners geared up for a showdown to avoid the collapse of the government following a series of clashes. Meanwhile, as expectations for a 50-basis point Fed rate cut diminish, traders are now betting that Thursday's European...

stockmarkets-jan18_22jul19.jpg European stocks are likely to open on a subdued note Monday as investors scale back expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve. Geopolitical tensions also remain on investors' radar after a British-flagged tanker was seized by Iran in the Gulf. Asian markets remain...

The Switzerland stock market ended down on Friday, snapping a four-day winning streak, as investors chose to take some profits.

The major European markets ended higher amid cautious trades on Friday with investors looking ahead to the upcoming monetary policy meeting of the Federal Reserve and reacting to economic data and corporate results from Europe and the U.S., in addition to tracking news on the trade front.

stockmarkets-dec19_19jul19.jpg European stocks advanced on Friday as investors cheered dovish comments by a top Fed official and Microsoft reported revenue of $125.8 billion for the fiscal year 2019 - setting a new record fiscal year for the company. On the data front, the U.K. budget deficit widened to the highest June level since...

U.K. stocks advanced on Friday as comments from a top Federal Reserve official added to bets that the U.S. central bank will cut interest rates starting this month. Markets also benefited from weakness in the pound. The British pound edged lower after a government report showed the U.K. budget deficit...

French stocks were moving higher on Friday as expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut helped fuel investors' appetite for riskier assets. On the trade front, media reports quoted U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin as saying that U.S. and Chinese officials spoke by telephone on Thursday, potentially...

German stocks advanced on Friday as dovish comments from a top Federal Reserve official added credence to market expectations the Fed will cut rates later this month. The benchmark DAX was up 107 points or 0.87 percent at 12,334 in opening deals after losing 0.9 percent the previous day. Automaker...

stockmarkets-dec12_19jul19.jpg European stocks are likely to open higher on Friday after comments by a top Fed official heightened chances of a 50 bps Fed rate cut during the July 31 meeting. "It's better to take preventative measures than to wait for disaster to unfold," New York Federal Reserve President John Williams told...

The Switzerland stock market ended on a firm note on Thursday, extending gains to a fourth straight session, with some encouraging earnings reports aiding sentiment.

European markets closed mostly weak on Thursday, extending losses from previous session, as uncertainty about the progress in U.S.-China trade discussions and a few disappointing earnings reports weighed on sentiment and prompted traders to cut down on long positions.

european-market-021219_18jul19.jpg European stocks fell in cautious trade on Thursday as investors fretted about the outlook for corporate earnings in a slowing growth environment. Meanwhile, on a light day on the economic front, a government report showed that U.K. retail sales recovered unexpectedly in June. Retail sales volume...

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