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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.
LONDON Britain's FTSE 100 advanced on Thursday as sterling retreated from its highest level since the Brexit vote, while focus turned from geopolitical risks to corporate earnings that were largely supportive.
LONDON UK shares eased on Monday morning, with two corporate events taking centre stage: CEO Martin Sorrell's exit from advertising company WPP and U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management raising its stake in hotel and coffee-shop operator Whitbread.
LONDON A plunge in software firm Sage's shares put pressure on Britain's top share index on Friday, while a rising pound weighed on big overseas earners.
LONDON A spate of dealmaking and strong financial stocks were outweighed by anxiety over the Syrian conflict and a rising pound on Thursday, keeping Britain's FTSE 100 flat.
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.
LONDON Recovering mining stocks boosted Britain's top share index to its highest in six weeks on Tuesday, as concerns around global trade continued to ease.
LONDON Worries over global trade took a backseat as Britain's top share index advanced on Monday, though stocks with links to Russia fell on further U.S. sanctions.
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