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PARIS, March 6 - European shares rose on Friday, extending a rally which has propelled regional indexes to seven-year highs, with Thomas Cook jumping after a Chinese investor bought a stake in the travel group.
LONDON, March 6 - Britain's top share index edged lower on Friday after posting its highest ever close in the previous session, with a pullback in mining stocks weighing on the market.
BANGKOK, March 6 - Southeast Asian stock markets mostly gained on Friday as the European Central Bank's bond-buying plan lifted sentiment, with the Thai benchmark snapping a four-day falling streak amid strong buying in property shares on hopes of lower rates. Bangkok's SET index closed up 0.96 percent, recouping some of the loss since Feb. 27 and rebounding from a six-week closing low in the previous session. The Thai market ended the week down 1.2 percent in a shortened trad
LONDON, March 6 - British furniture retailer DFS made a muted debut on London's Stock Exchange on Friday, with its shares rising only slightly above an offer price of 255 pence.
* European, Asian shares mostly cautious before U.S. jobs test
LONDON, March 6 - European shares steadied near seven-year highs on Friday with investors focussed on whether U.S. jobs figures would be strong enough to prompt the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates sooner than expected.
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|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||View||5 Mar 2015||18,135.72||+38.82||+0.21%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||View||5 Mar 2015||4,982.81||--||--%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||5 Mar 2015||190.39||--||--%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||5 Mar 2015||282.41||--||--%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||View||5 Mar 2015||15,103.11||--||--%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||View||5 Mar 2015||2,523.50||--||--%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||View||5 Mar 2015||43,517.79||--||--%|
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