HONG KONG, Feb 18- Hong Kong shares edged up to another three-week high on Tuesday, as a 3 percent rise for Bank of East Asia after the local lender reported robust 2013 net profit helped offset weakness for Chinese cyclicals. The Hang Seng Index ended up 0.2 percent at 22,587.7 points, its highest closing since Jan. 23.
LONDON, Oct 12- European shares fell on Friday on persistent concerns about the outlook for the third-quarter earnings season that is expected to keep regional markets within a tight near-term range. At 0709 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was down 0.4 percent to 1.094. 81 points.
LONDON, Oct 12- European stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Friday as expectations for weak corporate earnings and concerns about Spain's debt crisis keep investors on the back foot after healthy gains in the previous session.
PARIS, Oct 11- European stocks rallied on Thursday as a drop in U.S. jobless claims fuelled recovery hopes for the world's biggest economy while Spain's credit downgrade boosted expectations that Madrid would soon request a bailout.
PARIS, Oct 11- European stocks extended their gains on Thursday after data showed an unexpected drop in U.S. weekly unemployment benefit claims, reviving hopes the world's biggest economy is recovering.
LONDON, Oct 11- European shares steadied after cutting earlier losses on Thursday as gains in stocks such as French retailer Carrefour and British luxury goods group Burberry enabled a key European equity index to recover.
LONDON, Oct 11- European shares fell for the fourth consecutive session on Thursday, as persistent worries over Spain's debt problems and the prospects of weak company earnings hit the region's stock markets.
LONDON, Oct 10- European shares extended earlier losses on Wednesday, after a rise in the one-year bond yields of Italy highlighted persistent worries over the euro zone's sovereign debt crisis.
LONDON, Oct 10- European shares pared earlier losses on Wednesday to turn flat, as gains in miners counterbalanced weakness in technology shares. The FTSEurofirst 300 index was broadly flat at 1,095.79 points by 0731 GMT. The euro zone Euro STOXX 50 index.
LONDON, Oct 10- European shares fell on Wednesday, losing ground for the third consecutive session, pegged back by concerns over the euro zone and the prospects of weak corporate earnings.
At 0602 GMT, futures for the Euro STOXX 50, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were down 0.1-0.3 percent.
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