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  • *Copper, oil hit by China, stronger US jobs knocks gold. LONDON, March 10- World stocks paused near a six-year peak and commodities from copper to crude tumbled on Monday as surprisingly weak Chinese trade data rattled investors already on edge over the crisis in Ukraine.

  • Financial spreadbetters predicted Britain's FTSE 100 would open as much as 0.06 percent higher, Germany's DAX up 0.13 percent and France's CAC 40 add as much as 0.18 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 1.4 percent, and Tokyo's Nikkei stock average shed 1.0 percent, retreating from Friday's six-week high.

  • PARIS, March 7- European shares slipped in early trade on Friday as investors trod a cautious path in case of another escalation in tensions between Russia and Ukraine over the weekend.

  • NEW YORK, March 4- Stocks and other risky investments, including battered Russian assets, rallied on Tuesday after Russia's president said he saw no need to use military force in Crimea for now, remarks that investors saw as intended to ease tensions over Ukraine.

  • *U.S. criticizes Moscow's weekend move into Ukraine. NEW YORK, March 4- Stocks and other risky investments, including battered Russian assets, rallied on Tuesday after Russia's president said he saw no need to use military force in Crimea for now, remarks investors saw as intended to ease tensions over Ukraine.

  • Europe shares regain ground as Ukraine tensions ease Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    *FTSEurofirst 300 up 1.7 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 2.3 pct. PARIS, March 4- European stocks rose on Tuesday, reversing a big portion of the previous session's sharp sell-off after Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would only use force in neighbouring Ukraine as a last resort.

  • Europe shares close lower on Ukraine crisis     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European stocks closed sharply lower on Monday, with investor sentiment curbed by the growing instability in Ukraine's Crimea region.

  • TOKYO, March 3- Stocks slid while oil prices shot up on Monday, after Russia bloodlessly seized a part of Ukraine, escalating tensions between Russia and the West to a level not seen since the end of the Cold War.

  • Europe shares close flat; Bayer up 3%     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    European stocks closed flat on Friday, boosted by economic data from the U.S.

  • *FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.3 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.3 pct. Credit Suisse was also in the spotlight, down 2.8 percent as a U.S. Senate subcommittee alleged new misdeeds by the Swiss lender.

  • *Credit Suisse falls on U.S. Senate inquiry. LONDON, Feb 26- A drop in the shares of Swiss banks Credit Suisse and UBS weighed on European equities on Wednesday, stalling the advance of a major regional index to near 6- year highs. A U.S. Senate subcommittee on Tuesday alleged new misdeeds by Credit Suisse and accused the U.S. Justice Department of dragging its feet.

  • European basic resource shares slip on China outlook Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    *STOXX Europe 600 Basic Resources index down 1.4 pct. *UK's FTSE 100 among the worst hit national indexes. The sector ended down 1.4 percent, led by UK- listed Rio Tinto, Anglo American and BHP Billiton, all down between 1.6 and 2.8 percent to ensure the UK's FTSE 100 was Europe's index laggard.

  • *STOXX Europe 600 Basic Resources index down 2.3 pct. *UK's FTSE 100 among the worst hit national indexes. By 1516 GMT, the sector was down 2.3 percent, led by UK- listed Rio Tinto, Anglo American and BHP Billiton, all down between 2.2 and 3.8 percent to ensure the UK's FTSE 100 was Europe's index laggard.

  • LONDON, Feb 25- The repatriation of investors' cash into developed markets was underscored on Tuesday as Wall Street opened at an all-time high after China's yuan suffered its worst day in over three years.

  • *Miners hit by concerns over China. *CAC, FTSE retreat from multi-year highs. Fresenius Medical Care fell 7.1 percent after it unexpectedly forecast another decline in profit for 2014 amid cuts to healthcare budgets in the United States.

  • REFILE-Fresenius weighs on overbought European shares Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:36 AM ET

    *CAC, FTSE retreat from multi-year highs. Fresenius Medical Care fell 6.9 percent after it unexpectedly forecast another decline in profit for 2014 amid budget cuts to healthcare from the United States.

  • Fresenius weighs on overbought European shares Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 4:07 AM ET

    *CAC, FTSE retreat from multi-year highs. Fresenius Medical Care fell 6.9 percent after it unexpectedly forecast another decline in profit for 2014 amid budget cuts to healthcare from the United States.

  • Europe shares halt 3-week rally; mood still bullish Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    PARIS, Feb 25- European shares dipped early on Tuesday, pausing after a three-week rally, although the overall mood remained bullish with further positive corporate results and a number of U.S. and European equity indexes reaching key levels.

  • *Euro STOXX 50 also rise. *Spain gets boost from Moody's. LONDON, Feb 24- Demand for Spanish equities helped European shares to six-year highs on Monday, but weaker-than-expected results from HSBC and a disappointing outlook from Volkswagen capped the gains.

  • European shares extend rally, buoyed by Spain Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    *FTSEurofirst 300, Euro STOXX 50 rise. *Spain gets boost from Moody's. LONDON, Feb 24- Demand for Spanish equities helped European shares to extend their rally on Monday to six-year highs, but worse-than-expected results from HSBC and a disappointing outlook from Volkswagen capped the gains.

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