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  • *TDC rises after report of possible Telia bid. MILAN, Jan 20- European shares fell, posting their biggest weekly loss since before Donald Trump won the U.S presidential election in November, as investors grew cautious before his inauguration. Britain's FTSE slipped 0.1 percent and posted a weekly decline of 1.9 percent.

  • *TDC rises after report of possible Telia bid. MILAN, Jan 20- European shares fell, posting their biggest weekly loss since before Donald Trump won the U.S presidential election in November, as investors grew cautious before his inauguration. Britain's FTSE slipped 0.1 percent and posted a weekly decline of 1.9 percent.

  • *China Q4 GDP data tops expectations, lifts mainland stocks. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, even as China's economic growth beat expectations and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen toned down her earlier hawkish policy stance. Financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open 0.1 percent higher, and Germany's DAX and...

  • *Europe's STOXX 600 index down 0.4 pct. LONDON, Jan 19- European stocks dipped on Thursday, though Zodiac Aerospace's shares surged after a takeover offer by France's Safran and Moneysupermarket.com also jumped after it reported strong results. We venture the planned special dividend may also lend near-term support to the Safran share price, " Sandy Morris,...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- European shares edged higher on Wednesday in early deals, helped by a slew of well-received company results from ASML, Novozymes and Burberry, though shares in Pearson slumped after its update. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.3 percent in early trades, while Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 index gained 0.4 percent, recovering some of its...

  • *FTSE makes biggest one-day drop since June 2016. MILAN, Jan 17 (Reuters)- European shares ended flat on Tuesday, coming off lows after British Prime Minister Theresa May provided some clarity on her country's plans to leave the European Union. Concerns over a "hard" Brexit had been weighing on the pound in recent weeks, helping the FTSE end at all-time highs on Monday...

  • *Pan-European STOXX index up 0.1 pct; UK's FTSE down 1 pct. MILAN, Jan 17 (Reuters)- European shares steadied on Tuesday, coming off lows as British Prime Minister Theresa May detailed her country's position on leaving the European Union, helping banking and travel stocks turn positive. Britain's blue-chip FTSE fell 1 percent to the day's low as the sterling surged...

  • LONDON, Jan 17- European shares were dragged lower by miners and carmakers on Tuesday, as markets awaited details of Britain's Brexit position in a late morning speech by Prime Minister Theresa May. The pan-European STOXX index was down 0.4 percent, and Britain's blue-chip FTSE extended its losses, down 0.3 percent. Swiss chocolate maker Lindt saw its shares...

  • LONDON, Jan 17- European shares fell on Tuesday, weighed by miners and autos, as markets awaited details of Britain's Brexit position in a late morning speech by Prime Minister Theresa May. The pan-European STOXX index was down 0.5 percent, and Britain's blue-chip FTSE extended its losses, down 0.4 percent. Britain will not seek a Brexit deal that leaves it "half in,...

  • *May to outline Britain's EU exit plan amid "hard Brexit" fears. TOKYO, Jan 17- The pound hovered near three-month lows versus the dollar on Tuesday and stocks were mostly weaker as investors waited for British Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plans to exit the European Union amid fears Britain will lose access to the single market. Speadbetters forecast a...

  • *Britain's FTSE extends historic winning streak. NEW YORK, Jan 13- European stocks advanced on Friday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose in line with gains in U.S. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, for instance, reported a 47- percent rise in fourth-quarter profit, while JP Morgan Chase also reported strong earnings, with a 24- percent rise in profit.

  • *Britain's FTSE extends historic winning streak. *Oil falls on China concerns, set for weekly drop on OPEC doubts. NEW YORK, Jan 13- European stocks advanced on Friday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose in line with gains in U.S.

  • *Britain's FTSE ends at new record high. LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters)- European shares rose on Monday, led higher by banks stocks, with Britain's blue chip index finishing at an all-time high after extending a record winning streak to 14 days. Federal Reserve) having raised rates last month and is expected to undertake additional hikes in 2017, banks are gaining on...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- European and U.S. stocks advanced on Friday, on track to close the week on a firmer note, while the dollar recovered as investors were encouraged by upbeat bank earnings and positive U.S. economic data. Bank of America Merrill Lynch kicked off the U.S. bank earning season, reporting a 47 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit thanks to an upswing in...

  • LONDON, Jan 13- European and U.S. stocks looked to end a sluggish week on a high note on Friday, while the dollar headed for its biggest weekly decline in two months and U.S. bond yields eyed their longest run of weekly declines since July. Bank of America Merrill Lynch kicked off the U.S. bank earning season, reporting a 47 percent rise in fourth quarter profit thanks to...

  • "The banking sector will be the major focus," said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets UK. Shares in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles rose 6 percent, recouping some of the previous session's 16 percent slump triggered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's accusations that the car maker illegally masked excess diesel emissions.

  • *Britain's FTSE sets new record high. LONDON, Jan 13- European shares rose on Monday, led higher by automobile stocks, with Britain's benchmark equity index setting a new all-time high and on track for a record 14th straight session of gains. However Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne told La Repubblica newspaper on Friday that the EPA's accusations that...

  • LONDON, Jan 13- European shares advanced in early trading on Monday, led higher by automobile stocks, with Britain's benchmark equity index setting an all-time high and on track for a record 14th straight session of gains. Shares in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles rose 6 percent, recouping some of the previous session's 16 percent slump triggered by the U.S....

  • *Europe's healthcare sector bruised by Trump drug prices barb. *Italy's UBI Banca extends gains on bank rescue news. Europe's healthcare sector index dropped 2.2 percent, the biggest sectoral faller, and headed for its biggest loss since November.

  • *FTSE 100 scores longest winning streak on record. MILAN/ LONDON, Jan 11- European shares ended off highs on Wednesday as pharma stocks turned lower on worries over pricing pressure in the U.S. following remarks by Donald Trump in his first news conference. In spite of the turn into negative territory of drug stocks, Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 rose 0.2 percent to a...