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European shares boosted by banks and commodities

LONDON, Feb 12 European rose on Friday, rebounding from the previous session's steep losses, with encouraging results from Commerzbank and a rally in oil prices helping banks and commodity-related stocks to regain ground.

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 12

Feb 12 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 111 points, or 2 percent, on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.6 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 12

Feb 12 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 111 points, or 2 percent, on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue-chip index closed 2.4 percent weaker at 5,536.97 points on Thursday, with a sharp sell-off in major banking and mining stocks pushing the market down to its lowest level in more than three years. * BARCLAYS: Singapore's DBS Group Holdings and Oversea-Chinese Banking Co

European shares knocked back by banks and miners

LONDON, Feb 11 European shares fell on Thursday, led down by a renewed drop in banks and miners, with Societe Generale and Rio Tinto both under pressure after disappointing with their latest results.

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb. 11

Feb 11 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 54 points, or 1 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures were trading down 0.8 percent at 0744 GMT ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb. 11

Feb 11 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 54 points, or 1 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue-chip index closed 40.11 points higher, or 0.7 percent, at 5,672.30 on Wednesday, led by financial stocks as banks made up some ground on bargain-hunting after three straight sessions of losses. * Global miner Rio Tinto slumped to a net loss for 2015, hit by a rout i

 
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