European markets closed lower despite an uptick in inflation figures on Wednesday afternoon.
The Qatar Investment Authority and Glencore signed a deal on Saturday to buy 19.5 percent of Rosneft, which said it would receive $11.37 billion.
European markets close lower as investors focus on political developments in Italy and key data releases after an OPEC deal.
Commodities trading giant says it has sold assets worth $6.3 billion this year, compared with previous guidance of $1-2 billion.
European stocks closed higher on Tuesday as President-elect Donald Trump's impact on the market continued its momentum and oil prices rebounded.
Commodities traders need to focus on their main trading business by cutting debt and capex, says Religare Capital Markets' Nirgunan Tiruchelvam.
European stocks posted solid gains by Tuesday's close, as investors cheered on the sharp uptick seen in mining stocks, while digesting earnings.
European markets finished in negative territory on Wednesday as a renewed decline in oil prices and weakness in the tech sector weighed on sentiment.
European stocks leaped to close higher on Thursday as global investors reacted to the Fed's decision to hold interest rates steady.
European stocks ended mostly mixed on Wednesday, as a renewed decline in oil prices put a dampener on sentiment.
European stocks finished firmly in the red on Monday as investors failed to shake off concerns over a potential interest rate hike in September by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
European stock indexes closed higher on Tuesday, with the exception of the FTSE 100, which was knocked by the weak performance of mining stocks.
European stocks posted sharp losses by Thursday's close, weighed down by a fall in miners, autos and health care stocks.
Shares of gold miners fell as gold dropped below its 50-day moving average, ahead of Yellen's highly anticipated Friday speech.
European stocks finished mixed on Wednesday, as investors focused on volatility in commodity markets and looked ahead to a speech by the Federal Reserve chair later on this week.
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Markets in Asia finished mixed on Wednesday, despite Wall Street's gains overnight, as traders remained in a wait-and-see mode ahead of Jackson Hole.
Glencore reported first-half adjusted underlying profit (EBITDA) down 13 percent at $4 billion, but said it was on track to cut debt through asset sales.
The key points to watch are Glencore's debt levels, asset disposal and cash flow generation, says Religare Capital Markets' Nirgunan Tiruchelvam.
European stocks posted solid gains by Tuesday's close, as sentiment was buoyed by positive data out of the euro zone.