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European Markets at Close Report on December 27, 2016: European Stocks End Slightly Higher in First Day of Post-Christmas Trade

marketwatch.com Natascha Divac European stocks finished slightly higher Tuesday, as volumes remained thin with little news to give markets any clear direction on the first trading day after the long holiday weekend. The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, +0.14%  rose 0.1% to finish at 360.48, with London markets still closed.

European Markets at Close Report on December 22, 2016: European stocks end Lower; as Banca Monte dei Paschi Stands on the Brink

marketwatch.com Carla Mozee, Victor Reklaitis European stocks slipped Thursday, as Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA’s 11th-hour bid to raise capital failed, dragging financial shares lower.

European Markets at Close Report on December 20, 2016: European Shares Close Higher

Silvia Amaro |  Sam Meredith CNBC.com European stocks closed higher on Tuesday with investors digesting news of two separate attacks in the German and Turkish capitals.

European Markets at Close Report on Februuary 26, 2016> Stocks End 1.6% Up on Oil, Miners< DAX Up 2%< RBS Tank

cnbc.com   Arjun Kharpal, Alexandra Gibbs   European markets finished sharply higher on Friday, buoyed by a recovery in mining stocks and oil prices, on top of a positive set of company updates.

European Markets at Close Report on June 26, 2015: Europe closes higher despite no Greek resolution

cnbc.com Europe closes higher despite no Greek resolution Alexandra Gibbs, Holly Ellyatt   Euro zone stocks closed higher on Friday, paring earlier losses, as investors kept an eye on Greece's looming debt deadline. U.K. stocks underperformed to close lower. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index finishing the day around 0.2 percent higher. On the week, the Stoxx 600 index closed roughly 3 percent higher. The French CAC closed around 0.4 percent higher, with the German DAX finishing higher by around 0.2 percent. The FTSE 100 index however, ended its trading day around 0.8 percent lower.   FTSE FTSE 100 Index 6753.70 -54.12

European Markets at Close Report by MarketWatch on June 18, 2015: European stocks swing higher;Greek drama persists

marketwatch.com European stocks swing higher;Greek drama persists Sara Sjolin European stocks reversed course and ended modestly higher Thursday, aided by a U.S. stock rally as investors embraced the prospect of a slow pace in interest-rate increases. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, +0.13%  closed up 0.1% at 384.22, avoiding what could have been its lowest closing level in four months. The pan-European benchmark swung higher in afternoon trade, tracking a rally in U.S. stocks

European Markets at Close Report by CNBC on June 10, 2015: European stocks close higher on Greece hopes

European stocks close higher on Greece hopes Jenny Cosgrave | Holly Ellyatt | Alexandra Gibbs   CNBC.com European equities closed higher on Wednesday, on hopes of further assistance for Greece. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 accelerated gains, closing around 1.7 percent higher, as Greece continued to dominate the headlines. Reuters reported that the European Central Bank had raised the cap on emergency liquidity that Greek banks could draw from Greece's central bank. Media reports also suggested that Germany could be willing to offer Greece a staggered deal on aid. The U.K's benchmark FTSE 100 index closed around 1.1 percent higher, whilst the French CAC closed up at 1.7 percent. Germany's DAX index was one of the better performers, closing 2

European Markets at Close Report - February 27, 2015: Europe shares close to finish higher ahead of QE

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  Europe shares close to finish higher ahead of QE European equities seesawed before finishing higher on Friday, breaking multi-year records ahead of the launch of the European Central Bank's quantitative easing program. Upbeat earnings Symbol Name Price   Change %Change Volume FTSE FTSE 100 Index 6946.66

European Markets at Close Report on February 25, 2015: European stocks rise as German unemployment falls

European stocks rise as German unemployment falls By Carla Mozee Markets Reporter LONDON (MarketWatch) — European stocks rose Thursday, with German equities gaining traction after better-than-expected labor-market data from Europe’s largest economy. In February, the number of jobless people in Germany declined b

European Markets at Close Report on February 25, 2015: Europe ends lower as Yellen stays dovish.

Europe ends lower as Yellen stays dovish European equities ended lower on Wednesday as investors focused on a slew of corporate earnings and a second day of testimony by the  U.S. Federal Reserve  Chair Janet Yellen. Shipping giant climbs Symbol Name Price   Change %Change Volume FTSE FTSE 100 Index 6935.38   -14.25 -0.20% 719283323 DAX DAX Index 11210.27   4.53 0.04% 80915254 CAC 40 CAC 40 Index 4882.22   -4.22 -0.09% 120839856 IBEX 35 IBEX 35 Idx 11049.50   -15.00 -0.14% 255498635 European stocks took a pause for breath after recent gains, with the pan-European  Euro Stoxx 600 Index  closed around 0.2 percent lower as banking stocks outperformed the wider benchmarks.  Danske Bank shares fell over 1 percent as shipping giant  Moller-Maersk   said it would sell off its 20 percent stake in the Danish lender. Moller-Maersk shares, meanwhile, surged over 9 percent as it posted a rise in net profit to $5.2 billion for last year, from a figure

European Markets at Close Report on February 19, 2015: European stocks end higher as Greek debt drama persists | MarketWatch.

European stocks end higher as Greek debt drama persists By CARLA MOZEE MARKETS REPORTER LONDON (MarketWatch) — European stocks finished higher Thursday, but spent much of the session swinging between gains and losses amid the latest twists in Greece’s debt drama. The Stoxx Europe 600  SXXP,  +0.27%   closed up 0.3% at 381.41. The index had fallen after Germany said Greece’s request for a six-month loan extension  doesn’t represent “a substantial proposal for a solution.” Greece has been making a distinction between a loan agreement and the 240-billion-euro ($273 billion) bailout program, which is set to end later this month. Germany argued the Greek request doesn’t meet the bailout requirements and said the proposal only aims at getting bridging financing. The Stoxx 600 early Thursday had been down by as much as 0.8%, but turned higher after Greece  submitted the loan request , even as it made clear it wouldn’t accept all the strict austerity measures required und