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European shares at 7-year highs ahead of U.S. jobs

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.

UK's FTSE slips off record highs as miners retreat

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.

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SE Asia Stocks-Thai index snaps losing streak; ECB bond-buy plan lifts most others

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

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UK furniture retailer DFS makes muted market debut

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.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar revs up for jobs data, euro bonds rally on ECB

* European, Asian shares mostly cautious before U.S. jobs test

European shares steady near highs with focus on U.S. jobs data

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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NYSE Gainers

Symb Last Change Chg %
WBAI.N 13.80 +1.64 +13.49
ATHM.N 46.83 +4.22 +9.90

NYSE Losers

Symb Last Change Chg %
OPWR.N 10.42 -1.25 -10.71
ECR.N 6.57 -0.62 -8.62
NVTA.N 18.27 -1.72 -8.60

All American Indices

Data as of 6 Mar 2015. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.
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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FTSE 100 6,941.48 -19.66 -0.28%
DAX 11,524.98 + 20.97 +0.18%
CAC 40 4,968.18 + 4.67 +0.09%
TR Europe 164.69 -0.39 -0.24%
GBP/USD 1.5170 -0.45%
GBP/EUR 1.3868 +0.40%
EUR/USD 1.0938 -0.84%
Gold 1,195.70 -0.20 -0.02%
Oil 50.97 +0.21 +0.41%
Corn 380.00 -2.75 -0.72%

NYSE Most Actives

Symb Last Chg % Volume
Data as of Fri Mar 6, 2015 12:32pm GMT.

NASDAQ Most Actives

Symb Last Chg % Volume
AAPL.OQ 126.41 -- 18,115
OREX.OQ 8.01 -- 3,750
GERN.OQ 3.78 -- 2,750
Data as of Fri Mar 6, 2015 12:16pm GMT.

AMEX Most Actives

Symb Last Chg % Volume
AMZG.A 0.20 -10.33 257,866
Data as of Fri Mar 6, 2015 12:32pm GMT.
Symbol 4 wk rating
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ECTE.OQ 5.00 to 3.00 Hold
GOOD.OQ 2.50 to 1.00 Buy
OSIR.OQ 2.67 to 1.50 Buy
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BSET.OQ 1.00 to 3.00 Hold
SRV.N 1.00 to 3.00 Hold
MVNR.N 1.67 to 2.83 Hold