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Swiss stocks ended on a buoyant note on Friday and the benchmark SMI posted a new all-time high as stocks extended gains to a fourth straight session amid continued optimism about global economic recovery.

European markets ended higher on Friday, driven largely by data that showed China's economic grew as expected in the year 2019.

marketopen-011519_17jan20.jpg European stocks advanced on Friday as Chinese GDP numbers came in line with analyst estimates and Phil Hogan, the EU trade commissioner, said that U.S. threats to put tariffs on European autos did not come up during talks this week with American trade officials in Washington. China's GDP data came...

U.K. stocks eked out modest gains on Friday, with miners leading the surge after China's GDP data matched forecasts in spite of trade pressures. The world's second-largest economy grew an annual 6.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019, and 6.1 percent for the full year, according to a government...

French stocks were moving higher on Friday as Chinese GDP numbers came in line with analyst estimates and Phil Hogan, the EU trade commissioner, said that U.S. threats to put tariffs on European autos did not come up during talks this week with American trade officials in Washington. China's GDP data...

German stocks rose notably on Friday as Chinese GDP data met estimates and tensions eased over a possible escalation in trade tensions between the United States and the EU. China's GDP data came in line with expectations and there was growth in industrial output and retail sales, suggesting the world's...

stockmarkets-aug20_17jan20.jpg European stocks are likely to open higher on Friday after China's GDP data matched forecasts in spite of trade pressures. The world's second-largest economy grew an annual 6.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019, and 6.1 percent for the full year, according to a government report. While GDP...

The Switzerland stock market ended modestly higher on Thursday, riding on gains in select blue chips, amid easing concerns about trade disputes after the U.S. and China signed the much awaited phase one trade deal on Wednesday.

European markets ended mostly higher on Thursday with investors reacting positively to the U.S. and China signing the phase one trade agreement on Wednesday.

marketopen-011519_16jan20.jpg European stocks were mixed in cautious trade on Thursday as trade war worries eased and focus shifted to the corporate earnings season. The prospect of no further escalation in the economically damaging trade war helped improve investor sentiment somewhat as the U.S. and China finally signed the...

U.K. stocks fell slightly on Thursday as weak earnings updates from the likes of Pearson, Whitbread and Hays offset investor optimism over a trade truce between the world's two largest economies. The benchmark FTSE 100 was down 20 points, or 0.26 percent, at 7,623 after rising 0.3 percent the previous...

French stocks eked out modest gains on Thursday as the United States and China finally signed the long-awaited "Phase One" trade deal, with tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in imports remaining in place till Phase 2 deal. The prospect of no further escalation in the economically damaging...

German stocks advanced on Thursday after the United States and China signed a trade truce, helping ease investors' concerns of further escalation in the costly conflict. Some questions still remain over whether President Donald Trump's efforts to rewrite the economic relationship with Beijing will...

stockmarket-12214_16jan20.jpg European stocks may open a tad higher on Thursday after the United States and China signed the first phase of a trade deal, helping defuse an 18-month row that has hit global growth. The deal calls for China to purchase $200 billion worth of U.S. goods over the next two years, including up to $50...

The Switzerland stock market ended marginally up on Wednesday amid stock specific activity ahead of signing of the first phase of trade deal between the U.S. and China.

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