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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets traded mixed on Wednesday, with the benchmark index moving lower, while U.K. stocks rose after worse-than-expected unemployment figures eased pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates.
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2014/3/6
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets pared advances in the afternoon on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi offered no fresh easing measures to fight the euro zone's low inflation.
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2013/10/9
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- European stocks trimmed losses Wednesday, as investors looked past continued wrangling by U.S. politicians to expectations that Janet Yellen will be nominated as chair of the Federal Reserve later.
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2013/10/7
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets took a hit on Monday as investors moved into the second week of the U.S. debt-negotiation stalemate and shutdown, with the weekend offering no hope for a near-term resolution.
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2014/3/20
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks in Europe notched small gains Thursday, clawing out of deeper losses after U.S. equities shifted their focus from an interest-rate increase comment by the U.S. Federal Reserve's new chief to improved manufacturing data in the world's biggest economy.
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2014/3/18
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets erased losses and moved higher on Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled he doesn't want to split Ukraine, easing tensions in the crisis that has kept investors on edge recently.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Losses for European stock markets picked up pace on Friday and turned lower as investors fretted over whether a prior-session rout -- fueled by weak Chinese data -- was the start of a trend.
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2014/4/1
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks rose Tuesday, with major indexes starting the second quarter with gains as data showed the euro-zone's manufacturing sector remains on a path to recovery.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets wavered around the flat line on Monday after posting a fifth straight week of gains on Friday and with no major data releases from either sides of the Atlantic to provide more market direction.
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2013/12/10
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets struggled for direction on Tuesday after data out of China painted a mixed picture of the country's economy and French industrial production unexpectedly declined.
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2014/2/10
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets zigzagged around the flat line on Monday, with disappointing Italian and French factory data largely offsetting optimism over the latest round of corporate news.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets moved cautiously higher on Friday, as investors waited for euro-zone growth data, expected to show the region's economy expanded for a third quarter running at the end of last year.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets hovered around the flat line on Wednesday as investors waited for U.K. jobless numbers and minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting to help guide the markets.
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2014/3/11
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets struggled for direction in a choppy session on Tuesday, with major banks declining after the European Central Bank revealed details on how it will carry out its stress tests on the region's biggest lenders.
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2013/10/4
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets struggled for direction on Friday, but mostly headed for weekly losses as the U.S. government shutdown moved into its fourth day amid budget wrangling in Washington.
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2013/10/3
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets were little changed on Thursday as worries about the government shutdown in the U.S. largely offset optimism over solid PMI readings in China and Europe.
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2014/1/22
By Barbara Kollmeyer LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks traded in tight ranges on Wednesday as investors weighed earnings from companies such as ASML Holding NV and Sage Group PLC and speculated whether better-than-expected U.K. jobs data will trigger an interest-rate hike.
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2014/4/3
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks across Europe swayed between small gains and losses early Thursday as investors awaited a monetary-policy decision from the European Central Bank.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets were little changed on Thursday, as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of policy decisions from the European Central Bank and the Bank of England, and waited for the first estimate of U.S. third-quarter economic growth.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets traded lower on Tuesday, tracking steep losses on Wall Street the prior day on concerns about further cuts to monetary stimulus in the U.S., the world's largest economy.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets struggled for direction on Thursday after the European Central Bank and the Bank of England left monetary policy unchanged as expected.
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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets traded mixed on Monday as investors digested both better-than-expected Chinese export data and an unexpected drop in German industrial production.
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2013/12/4
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets wavered around the flat line on Wednesday, with investors staying cautious ahead of key events later in the week, including the European Central Bank meeting and U.S. nonfarm payrolls.
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2013/12/19
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock indexes moved sharply higher on Thursday as markets interpreted the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to taper as showing confidence in the underlying strength of the U.S. economy.
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2013/11/8
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets traded broadly lower on Friday, with French stocks posting some of the biggest losses after Standard & Poor's cut the country's credit rating to AA from AA+. The Stoxx Europe 600 index dropped 0.5% to 321.72, trimming its weekly gain to 0.1%. France's CAC 40 index lost 0.7% to 4,252.89, after the country lost its AA+ rating.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks ended virtually flat on Thursday, trimming losses as Wall Street turned up but unable to fully shake off downbeat reports on China's manufacturing sector and business activity in the euro zone.
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2014/2/4
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- European stocks got clobbered again Tuesday as heavy Wall Street selling and global-growth fears took a toll on investors.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Markets in Spain and Italy outperformed European markets on Thursday as investors took comfort in a speech by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi who supported the view that rates would stay low in the region while the recovery continued to find its footing.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Markets in Spain and Italy were leading gains across European markets on Thursday ahead of a policy decision from the European Central Bank and after the Bank of England left its own policy unchanged.
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2014/1/9
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Markets in Spain and Italy were leading gains across European markets on Thursday after the European Central Bank and Bank of England both left respective policies unchanged.
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