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FTSE 100 Rallies As Banks And Miners Surge

U.K. shares rose sharply on Friday as trade concerns ebbed and the pound retreated after a warning from European Union leaders that Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to withdraw from the European Union “will not work.” May will next meet ...

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The Swiss Stock Market Rose Back Above 9,000 Points

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday’s session with a solid gain and re-crossed the 9,000 point level. Bank stocks were among the top performers of the day. Traders also kept a close eye on today’s policy statement from the Swiss ...

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European Markets Extend Recent Gains

The European markets ended Thursday’s session in the green, extending their recent winning streak. Bank and mining stocks continued to lead the way higher after yesterday’s solid performance. Traders were also encouraged by the better than expected retail sales report ...

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FTSE 100 Rises After Retail Sales Data

U.K. stocks eked out modest gains on Thursday and the pound advanced against all rivals after a government report showed U.K. retail sales grew unexpectedly in August. Read Full Story

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