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stockmarkets dec12 12aug20 European stocks edged higher on Wednesday after data showed factory output in the euro zone grew for the second straight month in June, following a marked relaxation of the coronavirus containment measures. Industrial output grew 9.1 percent on month, slower than the 12.3 percent rise in May and the...

U.K. stocks rose notably on Wednesday amid bets of domestic stimulus after data showed Britain's economy shrank by a fifth in the last quarter. The U.K economy contracted for the second straight time in the second quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic although there was some pick up in June after...

French stocks recovered from an early slide to turn higher on Wednesday after data showed factory output in the euro zone rose strongly for the second straight month in June. Manufacturing output in the 19-country currency bloc rose by 9.1 percent in June from May, the European Union's statistics...

German stocks edged lower on Wednesday, with mixed earnings updates and growing uncertainty over whether U.S. lawmakers would agree on an additional round of big fiscal stimulus weighing on markets. The benchmark DAX dropped 34 points, or 0.27 percent, to 12,911 after rallying 2 percent in the previous...

stockmarkets jan11 12aug20 European stocks may open a tad lower on Wednesday after strong gains the previous day. Underlying sentiment may remain cautious as virus worries persist, a political impasse in the U.S. over further economic relief continued and China stepped up military drills around East Asia. Asian markets fell...

The Switzerland stock market ended on a bright note on Tuesday, in line with the trend seen across Europe, as hopes for U.S. coronavirus stimulus and news about Russia registering the first vaccine against the coronavirus pandemic lifted sentiment.

European markets ended on a high note on Tuesday as hopes for U.S. coronavirus stimulus and news about Russia registering the first vaccine 'Sputnik V.' against the coronavirus pandemic outweighed concerns about U.S.-China tensions.

stockmarkets jan02 11aug20 European stocks rose for a third consecutive session on Tuesday, with signs of economic rebound and hopes for a U.S. stimulus package helping underpin investor sentiment. The pan European Stoxx 600 rallied 2 percent to 372.13 after rising 0.3 percent on Monday. The German DAX surged 2.7 percent,...

U.K. stocks rose sharply on Tuesday as hopes for a U.S. stimulus package outweighed weak labor market data showing that around 730,000 people have lost their jobs in the United Kingdom since the Covid-19 lockdown began in March, the biggest drop in quarterly employment since the 2009 financial crisis. Separately,...

French stocks advanced on Tuesday, with positive German economic sentiment figures and hopes for an agreement in the United States on more coronavirus-related economic stimulus helping underpin investor sentiment. The German ZEW Economic Sentiment index rose to 71.5 points in August from 59.3 reported...

German stocks rallied on Tuesday, with automakers surging after data showed China's auto sales rose by an annual 16.4 percent in July in a sign of sustained recovery for the industry's biggest global market. The benchmark DAX climbed 275 points, or 2.17 percent, to 12,962 after closing up 0.1 percent...

stockmarkets jan11 11aug20 European stocks are seen opening higher on Tuesday as investors clung to hopes of a bipartisan stimulus deal in Washington. Market participants remain hopeful that U.S. Republicans and Democrats will eventually agree a comprehensive stimulus package to limit the economic damage caused by the coronavirus...

The Switzerland stock market, which looked a bit slippery early on in the session on Monday, recovered and spent most part of the day in positive territory and eventually ended with modest gains.

European markets ended higher on Monday, reacting positively to last week's encouraging data on U.S. jobs growth, Chinese data that showed China's factory deflation eased in July, and news about U.S. President Donald Trump signing executive orders aimed at extending coronavirus relief to Americans.

stockmarkets jan17 10aug20 European stocks were modestly higher on Monday after U.S. jobs data beat forecasts and a report showed China's factory deflation eased in July, adding to signs of an economic recovery. However, markets were off their day's highs amid a fresh flare-up in Sino-U.S. tensions and continued uncertainty...

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