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European shares bounce; Alstom jumps on M&A talk

PARIS, April 24 - European shares rose in early trade on Thursday, recouping most of the previous session's losses, with Alstom surging on merger and acquisition talk.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 24

LONDON, April 24 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 18 to 19 points higher on Thursday, or as much as 0.3 percent stronger, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Europe Factors to Watch-Shares set to bounce; eyes on earnings

PARIS, April 24 - European stocks were seen rising on Thursday, reversing most of the previous session's losses as strong results from U.S. companies Apple and Facebook helped boost sentiment. Gains could be limited, however, as the damage of currency effects on European earnings was showing up in quarterly results of a number of companies including Unilever , Suez Environnement and Schneider Electric. A stronger euro hit Suez, who said the negative exchange rate impact on quar

Ericsson leads Europe shares lower with focus on PMIs

LONDON, April 23 - European shares edged lower on Wednesday after strong gains in the previous session, pegged back following an earnings miss from Ericsson and weaker-than-expected French data.

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

LONDON, April 23 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat to up by 1 point according to financial bookmakers, while the FTSE 100 futures contract was also trading flat by 0620 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 23

LONDON, April 23 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat to up by 1 point, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

 
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