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Euro Market Report Headlines

Results drive sharp moves in European stocks

European share trading got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as concerns over protectionism and a bond market sell-off made the breakneck New Year rally in equities fizzle out.

Retailers push European stocks higher, FTSE 100 recovers

European shares gained further ground on Tuesday, rising to new 2 1/2 year highs as consumer sectors got a boost from strong retailer results, and indebted telecoms group Altice surged on plans to spin off its U.S. business.

Autos, oil shares help European stocks rally pick up pace

A rally in European stocks picked up pace on Thursday, following the lead of Asian shares which hit a ten-year peak overnight, as better-than-expected U.S. car sales data and rising oil prices drove auto and energy stocks higher.

Buoyant retailers lead European shares higher

European shares advanced in early deals on Wednesday, recovering from a muted start to the year's trading as retail stocks led the way, while attention was also on the implementation of new financial market rules.