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European equities closed higher on Friday, as Wall Street rose, and hopes were boosted that the new Greek government could yet strike a deal with its international bailout supervisors.
European equities closed mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting and digested the annual U.K. Budget statement.
European equities finished lower on Tuesday, with the exception of the FTSE 100 which was given a lift by mining stocks, as investors looked ahead to a two-day meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve and reacted to fresh economic data.
European equities finished higher Monday as investor sentiment continued to be buoyed by the extra liquidity provided by the European Central Bank (ECB) in the region.
European equities closed slightly higher Friday, as the oil and gas sector took another hit from tumbling prices.
European equities closed largely flat to lower on Thursday, as investors reacted to earnings and banking news and considered the implications of the European Central Bank's (ECB) newly launched quantitative easing (QE) program.
European equities closed higher on Wednesday, bouncing back heavy losses seen in the previous session, with stocks of exporting companies boosted by the falling euro.
European equities extended losses to close sharply down on Tuesday, as the sell-off in U.S. stocks gained momentum, with investors spooked by the weakness in the price of oil, currency turmoil and ongoing negotiations surrounding Greece.
European equities finished lower on Monday amid speculation that Friday's better-than-expected U.S. jobs report will lead the Federal Reserve to hike rates soon.
European equities closed mixed on Friday, as fresh jobs data from the U.S. beat market expectations.
European equities ended higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) set a start date for its bond-buying program and upped economic growth forecasts for the euro zone.
"This is not like the old days," CNBC's Jim Cramer says about the Greek-EU standoff.
European equities closed higher on Tuesday following rumors of a compromise deal on Greek debt.
European equities dipped lower on Friday after strong U.S. jobs data and the markets digested the outcome of talks between Greece and Germany - the euro zone's largest economy -- over the future of its bailout program.
European shares closed lower on Monday, with construction stocks continuing to weigh heavily after Wall Street opened down.
European shares ended the day firmly in the green on Wednesday, amid hopes that Ukraine and Russia were nearing a cease-fire agreement.
European stocks closed sharply lower on Monday, with investor sentiment curbed by the growing instability in Ukraine's Crimea region.
European stocks closed flat on Friday, boosted by economic data from the U.S.
European stocks closed higher on Friday, with France's CAC 40 posting a five-and-half-year high.
European stocks closed lower on Thursday, with sentiment remaining fragile after poor data from China and France.