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European stocks hover near 3-week low, Dialog and BHP slump

LONDON, May 4 European stocks hovered near a three-week low on Wednesday, with shares in Dialog Semiconductor and BHP Billiton among the worst performers.

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 4

May 4 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening slightly lower on Wednesday, with futures down 0.16 percent ahead of the cash market open, with futures down 0.1 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 4

May 4 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening slightly lower on Wednesday, with futures down 0.16 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index closed down 56.30 points, or 0.9 percent, at 6,171.04 points on Tuesday, weighed down by weakness in the mining sector after poor data, with financial stocks also hit by a fall in HSBC following results. * GLENCORE: Mining company Glencore is

Miners weigh on European shares, Commerzbank falls after results

LONDON, May 3 European shares fell on Tuesday, with Commerzbank leading the market lower after a profit slump, while mining stocks weakened as they tracked a decline in metals prices.

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 3

May 3 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up about 0.3 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 3

May 3 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index ended down 1.3 percent at 6,241.89 points on Friday, hit by a fall in the shares of Royal Bank of Scotland and airline IAG. * HSBC: HSBC posted a 14 percent drop in its first-quarter profit, as the lender's investment banking unit saw trading income tumble in the grim global marke

 
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