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The Swiss market saw a brief bright spell in positive territory Thursday morning after a roughly flat start, but drifted down into the red subsequently and eventually ended the session with modest gains.

After a weak start, European stocks rebounded to close higher on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a massive $2.3 trillion stimulus plan to help limit the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the world's largest economy.

stockmarkets jan22 09apr20 European stocks gave up early gains to turn mixed on Thursday as coronavirus worries persisted despite a "flattening off" of cases in the past week. Investors waited to see whether European Union (EU) finance ministers will approve a set of fiscal measures to combat the economic fallout of the coronavirus...

U.K. stocks rose on Thursday, though markets came off from their day's highs on fears over the devastating impact coronavirus could have on the economy. Meanwhile, after spending a third night in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a London hospital, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is making steady progress,...

French stocks gave up early gains to turn lower on Thursday as coronavirus worries persisted despite a "flattening off" of cases in the past week. Meanwhile, European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde dismissed today the possibility of a generalized cancellation of debts contracted during...

German stocks advanced on Thursday amid optimism that the coronavirus crisis is peaking in several countries. Also, investors waited to see whether European Union (EU) finance ministers will approve a set of fiscal measures to combat the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic later today. The...

stockmarkets aug20 09apr20 European stocks are set to open higher on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump said his team is noticing a positive change in coronavirus case numbers in the country. Nearly 1.5 million people worldwide -- including 432,132 confirmed U.S. cases - have been infected with the new coronavirus,...

The Switzerland stock market ended notably lower on Wednesday amid lingering worries about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the country's economy.

European stocks staged a strong recovery in the final hour of trade on Wednesday, but still ended the session on a weak note, amid slightly fading optimism about the coronavirus infections seeing a marked decline anytime soon.

stockmarkets aug16 08apr20 European stocks fell on Wednesday after Spain's daily toll of coronavirus deaths rose for the first time in five days and the death toll surpassed 10,000 in France. The German economy will shrink by nearly 10 percent in the second quarter as the coronavirus paralyses the country, six leading research...

U.K. stocks slipped into the red on Wednesday after EU leaders failed to agree a deal on how to battle the economic fallout of coronavirus. After 16 hours of talks, EU member states' finance bosses could not agree on a vision on how to help European economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic....

French stocks fell sharply on Wednesday after Eurozone finance ministers failed to agree on the region-wide stimulus measures following 16 hours of talks, as Italy refused to abandon its plea for "coronabonds" to share the burden. Italy wanted a more ambitious agreement with clearer references to...

German stocks fell on Wednesday after rising sharply in the previous two sessions on signs that coronavirus infections were plateauing in the worst hit parts of Europe and the United States. New deaths rose to 743 in Spain and infections climbed by 5,400 after five days of declines, but authorities...

stockmarkets aug20 08apr20 European stocks are set to drift lower at open on Wednesday after posting strong gains the previous day on optimism that the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak may be slowing. Asian markets are trading mostly higher as the latest coronavirus numbers from the global hotspots like the U.K., the U.S. and...

After an early surge and a subsequent long spell in positive territory, the Switzerland stock market retreated in the final hour on Tuesday to end the session with just modest gains.

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