LONDON European shares were lower on Monday led by a sell-off in technology stocks after earnings and M&A news from German heavyweights Infineon and SAP, and tobacco was hit by new signs of U.S. regulators tightening the screws on menthol cigarettes.
LONDON European shares were flat to slightly higher on Thursday as a rally following U.S. midterm elections sputtered while strong results from Societe Generale, Commerzbank, and Sodexo soothed concerns about corporate earnings.
LONDON European shares were flat to slightly higher on Thursday, paring gains as a rally following the U.S. midterm elections sputtered while strong results from SocGen and Commerzbank and France's Sodexho soothed concerns about corporate earnings.
MILAN/LONDON European shares bounced on Wednesday in a broad rally after U.S. midterm elections delivered no big surprise, with a string of solid earnings updates and a rally in Spanish banks on a favourable tax ruling also providing relief.
MILAN/LONDON Britain's blue chip share index was lower on Tuesday as the pound strengthened amid renewed optimism over a Brexit deal while investors took risk off the table as Americans went to the polls in midterm elections.
LONDON A sell-off in defensive sectors from tobacco to healthcare knocked UK shares off a three-week high and into negative territory at the close on Friday as earlier optimism over a Brexit deal and a possible end to the U.S.-China row faded.
LONDON, Nov 2 UK shares bounced for a fourth
session on Friday as mining and luxury goods stocks led a rally
amid growing optimism about a Brexit deal and hopes Washington
and Beijing may end a trade row threatening global growth.
LONDON Britain's top share index was higher on Monday as HSBC led a rally in banking stocks after strong results, and investors digested finance minister Philip Hammond's pledge to raise public spending and cut taxes for households in his annual budget.
LONDON, Oct 29 Britain's top share index rose
robustly on Monday as HSBC led a rally in banking stocks after
strong results, and investors awaited finance minister Philip
Hammond's annual budget.
LONDON British shares slumped to a near two-year low on Friday on growing concerns about slowing earnings growth, with investors punishing Rolls Royce and RBS.