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Travel and leisure shares weigh on European equities

LONDON, April 29 European equities fell sharply in early trading on Friday, with British Airways-owner International Airlines Group and Restaurant Group dragging the travel and leisure index lower after their updates.

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 29

April 29 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down around 45 points, or 0.7 percent, on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.60 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 29

April 29 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down around 45 points, or 0.7 percent lower on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index was flat in percentage terms at 6,322.40 points at its close on Thursday as the top share index steadied after a rally in miner Anglo American, although a drop in financial stocks kept the market under pressure. * RECKITT BENCKISER: An Aust

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 28

April 28 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down by 23 points, or 0.4 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.40 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 28

April 28 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down by 23 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 up 35.39 points, or 0.6 percent, at 6,319.91 on Wednesday, boosted by strong results from drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, while banking stocks were mixed as traders digested latest figures from Barclays and Standard Chartered. * TUI: European to

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 27

April 27 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 1 point, unchanged in percentage terms, on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.29 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 27

April 27 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 1 point, unchanged in percentage terms, on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index closed 0.4 percent higher at 6,284.52 points on Tuesday, with Standard Chartered and BP both rising sharply after reporting earnings that reassured investors. * TATA STEEL: Prime Minister David Cameron told the management of India's Tat

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 26

April 26 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 15 points, or 0.2 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.27 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

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