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European shares steady, Greek markets set to reopen

LONDON, Aug 3 - European shares were steady on Monday as strong results from HSBC and Commerzbank offset the impact of weak Chinese economic data, with the reopening of the Greek bourse also in focus.

European shares steady, UCB and Airbus gain after results

LONDON, July 31 - European shares steadied in early trading on Friday after having risen in the previous three sessions, with some companies posting strong gains after announcing forecast-beating results.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 31

LONDON, July 31 - Britain's FTSE 100 futures were flat on Friday. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on .

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 31

LONDON, July 31 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up by 2 to 4 points, or 0.06 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Upbeat earnings lift European shares

LONDON, July 30 - Europe's robust earnings season gave another lift to share prices on Thursday, with results from Siemens, Nokia and Deutsche Bank underpinning signs of a euro zone recovery.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 30

(Adds company news) LONDON, July 30 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 6 points or 0.1 percent higher on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures were up 0.4 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue-chip index closed 1.2 percent higher at 6,631.00 points on Wednesday after rising 0.8 percent in the previous session, when it snapped a five-day losing streak.

 
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