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The Switzerland stock market opened slightly higher on Tuesday, but swiftly dropped into negative territory and stayed weak right through the day's session to finally close modestly lower.

Despite weak economic data from Germany and the U.K., European markets closed higher on Tuesday amid hopes central banks will be less aggressive with rate hikes in the coming months.

market trends2 100421 16aug22 European stocks edged higher on Tuesday as disappointing data from the United States led to speculation of the Federal Reserve slowing down on rate hikes. New York state manufacturing activity plummeted in August and a gauge of homebuilder sentiment declined for an eighth-straight month, helping ease...

U.K. stocks were moving higher on Tuesday and the pound weakened after the U.K. labor market showed more signs of cooling. The country's unemployment rate held at 3.8 percent, matching expectations, while the number of people in employment grew by 160,000 in the April-June period, a lot less than...

French stocks rose on Tuesday as investors await minutes from the Fed's July meeting due on Wednesday for clues on further rate hikes. Underlying sentiment remained supported amid expectations that Chinese policymakers would roll out more stimulus measures to boost sagging economic growth. China's...

German stocks advanced on Tuesday as disappointing data from the United States led to speculation of the Federal Reserve slowing down on rate hikes. New York state manufacturing activity plummeted in August and a gauge of homebuilder sentiment declined for an eighth-straight month, helping ease worries...

stockmarkets jan17 16aug22 European stocks may open flat to slightly higher on Tuesday despite rising risks of a global recession. Asian markets were seeing marginal gains in cautious trade, while the dollar held near a one-week high. Oil extended recent loses on worries over fuel demand and the prospect of more Iranian...

Despite suffering a setback that briefly pushed it down into the red, the Switzerland stock market recovered to close on a positive note on Monday with select stocks posting strong gains.

Despite paring early gains slipping into negative territory midway through the session, European stocks managed to close slightly higher on Monday with investors continuing to react positively to last week's encouraging data from the U.S.

stockmarkets jan23 15aug22 European stocks inched higher on Monday, as investors mulled disappointing Chinese data and awaited the minutes of the Federal Reserve's July meeting due on Wednesday for clues on the size of next rate hike. Sentiment was underpinned after China's central bank cut both one-year and seven-day lending...

U.K. stocks were moving in a narrow range on Monday as investors mulled disappointing Chinese data and awaited the minutes of the Federal Reserve's July meeting due on Wednesday for clues on the size of next rate hike. The benchmark FTSE 100 was up 8 points, or 0.1 percent, at 7,508 after rising...

French stocks were moving higher on Monday amid expectations that moderating inflation will help the Federal Reserve pull off a soft landing for the economy. Sentiment was also underpinned after China's central bank cut both one-year and seven-day lending rates by 10 basis points in a surprise move...

German stocks were little changed on Monday as weak Chinese data overshadowed a surprise rate cut by the country's central bank. Meanwhile, German wholesale price inflation slowed for the third straight month in July but remained at an elevated level due to higher raw material costs, Destatis reported. Wholesale...

stockmarkets aug17 15aug22 European stocks are seen opening a tad higher on Monday after China's central bank cut a key policy interest rate for the first time since January, underscoring the need for additional stimulus to shore up sagging economic growth. Asian stocks mostly rose despite data showing China's economy was...

The Switzerland stock market ended weak on Friday after swinging between gains and losses in a tight band amid cautious moves by investors.

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