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The Switzerland market ended on a buoyant note on Friday with stocks moving higher on positive global cues amid easing concerns about rate hikes, and data showing a slower pace of increase in core consumer price growth in the U.S. last month.

European stocks closed higher on Friday, extending recent gains, amid easing worries about tighter monetary stance from the Federal Reserve, and on some upbeat earnings updates from U.S. retailers.

stockmarkets jan17 27may22 European stocks rose for a third day running on Friday, with strong earnings from U.S. retailers and expectations that the Federal Reserve may become less aggressive in tightening rates later in the year helping underpin sentiment. The focus now shifts to the U.S. April core PCE price index due later...

U.K. stocks fluctuated on Friday, with oil and gas stocks coming under selling pressure after Boris Johnson's government said it would impose a windfall tax on the profits of oil and gas companies to finance one-off grants of £650 to more than 8 million of the poorest households in the U.K. Chancellor...

French stocks climbed on Friday to extend gains from the previous session, the dollar moved lower and U.S. Treasury yields softened amid signs that the Federal Reserve might slow or even pause its tightening cycle in the second half of the year. Cautious comments by some Fed policymakers including...

German stocks advanced on Friday as sentiment was buoyed by strong earnings from U.S. department store operator Macy's Inc and discount chains Dollar General Corp and Dollar Tree. Investors also reacted favorably to the minutes of the Fed's May 3-4 policy meeting suggesting that the U.S. central bank...

european market 021219 27may22 European stocks are seen opening slightly lower on Friday after the previous session's strong rally. The U.S. dollar sank to a one-month low versus major peers as investors reduced their expectations for Federal Reserve rate hikes this year. As U.S. inflation expectations fall, it is believed the...

European stocks closed higher on Thursday, extending gains from the previous session, as investors reacted favorably to the minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting, and announcement of fiscal stimulus by the British Finance Minister.

stockmarkets jan17 26may22 European stocks rose broadly on Thursday as investors reacted favorably to the latest Federal Reserve meeting minutes, indicating large rate hikes now while allowing Fed officials room for flexibility later in the year. Meanwhile, market participants looked ahead to the release of key U.S. GDP, labor...

stockmarkets jan23 26may22 European stocks may open flat to slightly lower on Thursday, as Treasury yields gained amid signs that the Federal Reserve would stick to hiking interest rates by 50 basis points in June and July to combat inflation. The safe-haven dollar hovered near a one-month low as the latest FOMC meeting minutes...

After opening on a firm note and holding in positive territory till about an hour past noon on Wednesday, the Switzerland stock market pared gains but managed to find some support to eventually close marginally up.

European stocks closed higher on Wednesday, lifted by hectic bargain hunting at several counters and on data showing an improvement in German consumer sentiment.

european market 021219 25may22 European stocks traded mixed on Wednesday, as investors assessed the outlook for Federal Reserve monetary tightening amid signs of softer U.S. growth. Meanwhile, there were fears that the move by the U.S. Treasury Department to cut off Russia's ability to make payments on its dollar-denominated sovereign...

U.K. stocks rose on Wednesday as investors awaited the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting for more clues about the pace of tightening. The benchmark FTSE 100 edged up 22 points, or 0.3 percent, to 7,506 after declining 0.4 percent on Tuesday. Basic materials...

French stocks advanced on Wednesday after falling sharply the previous day on concerns over slowing global growth and surging inflation. The benchmark CAC 40 edged up 15 points, or 0.2 percent, to 6,268 after closing 1.7 percent lower in the previous session. The British pound gained some ground...

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