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European shares closed narrowly lower on Tuesday, with global markets cautious amid ongoing worries the Federal Reserve may taper its bond purchase program.
British retailer Marks & Spencer posted its lowest annual profit since 2009 on Tuesday as a struggling general merchandise division dragged on growth in food sales.
Vodafone posted its largest ever quarterly fall in key organic service revenue on Tuesday, down 4.2 percent.
European shares closed mixed on Monday afternoon, after briefly touching fresh five-year highs earlier during the session.
European stocks closed higher after volatile trade on Friday, boosted by a rally in the auto sector. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 closed provisionally at a new 5-year closing peak.
European shares closed flat-to-lower on Thursday, pressured by downbeat data from the U.S. that included a jump in jobless claims and a drop in housing starts.
European shares were higher in early afternoon trade on Wednesday despite preliminary growth data from the euro zone missing estimates.
European shares pared losses to close at five-year highs on Tuesday, after influential hedge fund manager David Tepper told CNBC he is "definitely bullish" on stocks.
European shares closed lower on Monday, having pared losses after retail sales data in the U.S. came in better-than-expected. However, shares remained near the five-year highs hit in last week's global rally.
European shares closed at 5-year highs on Friday, as stocks continued in risk-on mode. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index unofficially closed 0.3 percent higher at 2,781.58 points, its highest level since mid-2008.
Britain's telecoms company BT raised its core earnings and cash flow outlook on Friday after cost cuts and strong demand for its broadband.
European shares closed mixed on Thursday after better-than-expected data from the U.S.
The risk-on rally continued on Wednesday, with European shares extending gains to close higher, boosted by upbeat Chinese export data.
European shares closed higher following some better-than-expected earnings reports, and upbeat manufacturing data from German.
European stocks close off their lows Monday, amid hopes for further central bank stimulus and as investors largely shrugged off a tepid euro zone economic report.
European shares closed higher on Friday after non-farm payrolls data from the U.S. came in better-than-expected.
European shares rebounded to a higher close on Thursday, paring losses from when ECB President Mario Draghi confirmed the central bank would not deliver any extra stimulus. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 Index closed around 0.5 percent higher.
U.S. and European companies are re-focusing on growth, said U.K. bank HSBC, whose analysts forecast the awakening will be positive for stock markets.
European shares pared gains on Tuesday to close lower, after a raft of euro zone economic data softened earlier rises from positive earnings reports.
BP profits outperformed expectations by almost $1 billion in the first quarter of 2013 thanks in part to the high margin nature of new production that came on stream at the end of 2012 and a strong performance from its trading division.