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European shares wobble as Brexit angst lingers

16 Nov 2018

LONDON European shares wobbled and closed just in the red after a choppy session on Friday as traders waited to see if Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May would face a no-confidence vote over her draft European Union divorce deal. | Video

European stocks hit two-week low as sell-off leaves few sectors unscathed

14 Nov 2018

LONDON European shares hit their lowest in two weeks on Wednesday in a broadbased sell-off across oil, mining, technology and banking stocks amid renewed worries about a global economic slowdown and Italy's budget crisis deepens.

Brexit, trade progress drive European stocks up after tech rout

13 Nov 2018

LONDON European shares recovered on Tuesday as hopes for an easing of the Sino-U.S. trade war and an imminent Brexit deal chased away the previous session's fears of a peak in tech stocks.

Commodities stocks drag Europe down as Thyssenkrupp, Richemont earnings disappoint

09 Nov 2018

LONDON European shares slipped on Friday as mining and oil stocks sold off and weak results from Thyssenkrupp and Richemont weighed on sentiment.

AstraZeneca lifts FTSE as U.S. midterm rally fades

08 Nov 2018

MILAN A strong update by heavyweight drugmaker AstraZeneca lifted Britain's benchmark index above European peers on Thursday as a global rally that followed the midterm U.S. elections faded.

FTSE joins U.S. midterm rally despite ITV, M&S misses

07 Nov 2018

LONDON UK shares joined a post-U.S. midterms rally with strong gains across sectors despite disappointing trading updates from retailer Marks & Spencer and commercial broadcaster ITV.

Britain's FTSE joins U.S. midterm rally despite ITV, M&S misses

07 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 7 UK shares joined a post-U.S. midterms rally with strong gains across sectors despite disappointing trading updates from retailer Marks & Spencer and commercial broadcaster ITV.

Caution grips European stocks ahead of U.S. mid-term results

06 Nov 2018

LONDON European shares ended a choppy session in negative territory on Tuesday as investors punished companies like Zalando that missed expectations and remained cautious while waiting for the results of U.S. mid-term elections.

European shares dip on rate, trade worries

05 Nov 2018

LONDON European shares eased on Monday as last week's rebound ran out of steam on investor nervousness over fast-rising U.S. interest rates and Washington's trade dispute with Beijing.

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