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European shares fall early; euro zone PMIs eyed

PARIS, April 1 - European shares dropped in early trading on Wednesday, starting the new quarter on a negative note after poor macro data from China.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 1

LONDON, April 1 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening lower on Wednesday, with June futures on the index down 0.5 percent at 0629 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Europe stock indexes post best first quarter in years

PARIS, March 31 - European shares fell on Tuesday, taking a breather from their recent sharp rally, but recorded big gains for the quarter with Germany's DAX posting its strongest first-quarter gain since its creation in 1988.

European shares up, head for best quarter in years

LONDON, March 31 - European shares edged higher in early trading on Tuesday and headed for their best quarterly performance in several years, with Kingfisher leading the market higher following its plans to sell about 60 B&Q stores in Britain.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Mar 31

LONDON, March 31 - Britain's FTSE 100 index was indicated to edge lower on Tuesday, with June futures on the index down 0.2 percent at 0733 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

European stocks bounce back, helped by techs

PARIS, March 30 - European stocks rose early on Monday, bouncing back from last week's losses with tech shares rallying after news of merger talks in the sector spurred a late-session rally on Wall Street on Friday.

 
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