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LONDON European shares steadied on Tuesday as a batch of company updates failed to set a clear trend and chipmakers were weighed down by AMS' warning of a downturn in orders.
LONDON European shares edged up on Monday as a rise in U.S. Treasury yields helped lift bank stocks to nearly 5-week highs, more than offsetting a disappointing update from UBS and losses among bond-proxy sectors.
MILAN/LONDON European shares held steady on Friday at the end of a strong week as a rally in commodities softened, although strong earnings updates boosted shares in Ericsson and Telia .
MILAN/LONDON The UK's top share index rose on Thursday as surging crude oil prices boosted commodity stocks and Shire's shares jumped as bid talk heated up.
LONDON/MILAN European shares rose to fresh seven-week highs on Wednesday, helped by well-received company results and a rally in mining stocks on the back of soaring metal prices.
MILAN Italian banking stocks rallied and bonds rose on Tuesday after the country's biggest lender, Intesa Sanpaolo , agreed a bad loan sale at favourable conditions, which investors say could help other lenders achieve better terms and boost lending.
MILAN/LONDON European shares fell on Monday as investors awaited new U.S. sanctions on Russia, while losses were limited as the market expected there would be no immediate military escalation in Syria following the weekend's American-led strike.
MILAN/LONDON European shares rose on Thursday alongside a relief rally across global markets after U.S. President Trump signaled that military strikes in Syria may not be imminent.
LONDON/MILAN European shares fell on Wednesday in a broad-based pullback as rising tensions over Syria added to market worries, although solid results from Tesco and strength among telecoms stocks were a bright spot.
(In story published on April 10, corrects code of basic resources index in seventh paragraph)
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