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European shares inch up early; Tesco tumbles

PARIS, Aug 29 - European shares rose in early trade on Friday, recovering some of the ground lost in the previous session, as investors awaited inflation figures for the euro zone which may shed light on the European Central Bank's next move.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 29

LONDON, Aug 29 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 2 to 6 points, or as much as 0.1 percent higher, on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

Europe shares, euro, Bund yields fall on renewed Ukraine worries

LONDON, Aug 28 - European shares, the euro currency and Bund yields fell on Thursday after the Ukrainian president said Russian forces had invaded his country.

European shares edge lower, Essilor up on positive outlook

LONDON, Aug 28 - European shares edged down from one-month highs on Thursday following uncertainty regarding the European Central Bank's possible move to ease policy to stimulate growth in the region.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 28

LONDON, Aug 28 - Britain's FTSE 100 futures contract edged down by 0.1 percent on Thursday, with the cash market also set for a slightly weaker open according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 28

LONDON, Aug 28 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down by 6 to 7 points, or 0.1 percent lower on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

 
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TSCO.L 229.95 -16.35 -6.64
MRW.L 177.50 -9.40 -5.03
PER.L 203.80 -9.80 -4.59
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