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European shares gain, UK homebuilders rally for second day

LONDON, Aug 23 European shares advanced on Tuesday, with builder Persimmon leading the market higher following a solid update and miners recovering after sharp declines in the previous session.

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 23

Aug 23 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 24 to 28 points, or 0.4 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.5 percent ahead of the cash market open.

CORRECTED-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 23

(Corrects first bullet to say index closed down 0.4 percent at 6,828.54 points) Aug 23 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 24 to 28 points, or 0.4 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed down 0.4 percent at 6,828.54 points on Monday, with commodity-related stocks leading the market lower following a drop in metals and crude oil prices. * RANK GROUP: Casino operator Rank Group Plc said on Tuesday Britain's de

Syngenta surge sees Swiss stocks outperform Europe

LONDON, Aug 22 Swiss shares outperformed a flat European stock market on Monday, boosted by a jump in Swiss chemical company Syngenta after a bid by ChemChina to buy the firm was cleared by a U.S. watchdog.

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 22

Aug 22 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 2 points, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.1 percent ahead of the cash market open.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 22

Aug 22 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 2 points, according to financial bookmakers.

 
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