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European shares briefly turn positive on Yellen speech

LONDON, Aug 22 - European shares briefly pushed into positive territory on Friday as traders pointed to a dovish tone in a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen at the annual gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

European shares halt 2-week rally; eyes on Yellen

PARIS, Aug 22 - European shares were flat in early trading on Friday, taking a breather following a brisk two-week rally, with investors turning cautious ahead of a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 22

LONDON, Aug 22 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 22

LONDON, Aug 22 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

European shares edge lower, miners weigh

LONDON, Aug 21 - European equities edged lower in early trading on Thursday, with miners slipping after a disappointing manufacturing survey from China, the world's biggest metals consumer.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 21

LONDON, Aug 21 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 8 to 10 points higher, or up by 0.2 percent on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on .

 
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