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European shares get energy boost, Capita slumps

LONDON, Sept 29 European shares climbed higher in early trading on Thursday, with energy shares rallying after oil prices surged overnight after OPEC struck a deal to limit crude output.

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 29

Sept 29 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up around 61 to 70 points, or as much as 1 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.97 percent ahead of the cash market open.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 29

Sept 29 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up around 61 to 70 points, or as much as 1 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed 0.6 percent higher on Wednesday at 6,849.38, bouncing back from a one-week low as engineering firm Smiths Group surged after posting higher-than-expected profits and miners tracked stronger metals prices. * BARCLAYS: Credit Suisse Group AG and Barclays Plc are in mortgage-settlement talks wi

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 28

Sept 28 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 3 points, or 0.05 percent lower on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.21 percent ahead of the cash market open.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 28

Sept 28 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 3 points, or 0.05 percent lower on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed down 0.2 percent on Tuesday at 6,807.67, weighed down by a drop in banking stocks such as Standard Chartered and weaker energy company stock prices. * RBS: Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc will pay $1.1 billion to resolve claims that it sold toxic mortgage-backed securities to credit unions that later fail

European shares steady as Deutsche picks up from record lows

LONDON, Sept 27 European shares edged up on Tuesday at the end of a volatile day with Deutsche Bank picking up from record lows on hopes a U.S. demand for $14 billion to settle claims that it missold mortgage-backed securities could be lowered.

 
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