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European shares up, RSA and Melrose surge on M&A news

LONDON, July 28 - European shares bounced in early trading on Tuesday after falling in the previous five sessions, with some strong company results and mergers and acquisitions news supporting the market.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 28

LONDON, July 28 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 30 points higher or up 0.46 percent on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures were up 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 July 28

LONDON, July 28 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 30 points higher or up 0.46 percent on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 27

LONDON, July 27 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 20 points 0.3 percent lower on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures were down 0.1 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index fell 1.1 percent on Friday, slightly underperforming broader European equities, with a slump in commodity shares tracking a sharp drop in metals and oil prices. It closed at 6,579.81 poin

European shares fall to 1-week low, hit by weak earnings

LONDON, July 24 - European shares edged lower on Friday, led down by satellite operator SES and chemicals firm BASF after poorly received corporate updates.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 24

(Adds company news) LONDON, July 24 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 28 to 29 points or 0.4 percent lower on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures were down 0.1 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on The blue-chip index closed 0.2 percent lower at 6,655.01 points on Thursday, hit by weak earnings reports from Aberdeen Asset Management and SSE. * GLAXOSMITHKLINE - The world's

 
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