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BNP Paribas helps European shares rise before U.S. jobs data

MILAN, Feb 5 European shares opened slightly higher on Friday although investors remained cautious before a key U.S. jobs report that could provide clues on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy outlook.

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 5

Feb 5 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 9 points, or 0.15 percent, on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.15 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 5

Feb 5 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 9 points, or 0.15 percent lower on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index closed 61.62 points higher on Thursday at 5898.76 as a drop in the dollar boosted commodity prices and gave a lift to mining and oil shares. * SHELL: British Columbia's ambitions to become North America's next major liquefied natural gas exporter took

European shares get energy boost, Credit Suisse slumps

LONDON, Feb 4 European equities bounced back in early trading on Thursday, with commodities-related shares surging after a sharp decline in the U.S. currency that made dollar-priced crude oil and metals cheaper for holders of other currencies.

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 4

Feb 4 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 27 points, or 0.4 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 1.7 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 4

Feb 4 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 27 points, or 0.4 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index closed 84.87 points lower on Wednesday at 5837.14, pulled lower by financial stocks, with banks hitting their lowest levels in over 4 years and Hargreaves Lansdown among the top losers following a mixed earnings update. * SSE: British power producer SSE sa

 
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