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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...

U.K. stocks fell on Thursday, although markets came off their day's lows after a government report showed U.K. retail sales recovered unexpectedly in June. Retail sales volume increased 1 percent month-on-month in June largely driven by non-food product sales. Sales were forecast to fall 0.3 percent...

French stocks fell notably on Thursday as investors fretted about a hit to corporate earnings from the prolonged U.S.-China trade war. As trade tensions between China and the U.S. drag on, the Wall Street Journal reported that progress on U.S.-China talks were stalled over how to handle the Huawei...

German stocks fell sharply on Thursday as SAP's second-quarter profits missed expectations and the Wall Street Journal reported that progress on U.S.-China talks were stalled over how to handle the Huawei ban reprieve. The benchmark DAX was down 123 points or 1 percent at 12,217 in opening deals after...

stockmarkets-jan18_18jul19.jpg European stocks are seen opening lower on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump alarmed investors by saying he could impose more tariffs on Chinese imports. Asian markets traded lower as weak earnings results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States...

The Switzerland stock market ended on a firm note on Wednesday, extending gains to a third successive session, with investors betting on some strong second quarter results.

European markets ended mostly lower on Wednesday with investors largely staying cautious and refraining from doing any significant buying due to lingering worries about U.S.-China trade dispute.

stockmarkets-dec12_17jul19.jpg European stocks were little changed on Wednesday as trade worries resurfaced and investors awaited cues from the U.S. earnings season. U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on another $325 billion worth of Chinese goods, saying the U.S. still has a long way to go to conclude...

U.K. stocks recouped initial losses to turn flat on Wednesday after a government report showed U.K. consumer price inflation remained stable in June. Consumer prices increased 2 percent year-on-year in June, the same pace of growth as seen in May and in line with expectations. The benchmark FTSE...

French stocks were moving lower on Wednesday, with mixed earnings reports from the U.S. and U.S. President Donald Trump's latest comments about the ongoing U.S.-China trade war keeping investors nervous. Trump threatened to impose tariffs on another $325 billion worth of Chinese goods, saying the...

German stocks were subdued on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's latest comments about the ongoing U.S.-China trade war dashed hopes of a deal anytime soon. In addition, robust U.S. retail sales data released overnight helped lower expectations of an interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal...

asian-market-down_17jul19.jpg European stocks may open lower on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump turned up fresh pressure on China, saying there's a "long way to go" on a trade pact with Beijing and that he would look into concerns raised by investor Peter Thiel about Google's relationship to the Chinese government. Asian...

The Switzerland stock market ended higher for a second straight session, as investors picked up shares on Tuesday, betting on fairly strong earnings from top-ranked companies.

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