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Autos, banks fuel European shares as Italy recovers

European shares touched their highest level since the start of February on Tuesday as autos and bank stocks climbed, and Italian shares recovered from Monday's dip on investors' worries over a new government's spending plans.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 22

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 4 points on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * TULLOW OIL: The production vessel at Tullow's flagship Jubilee oilfield off Ghana's west coast will shut down next week for 21 days while it undergoes repairs, the country's power utilities said on Monday. * BRITAIN RAILWAY: Britain's Department for Transport (DfT) encouraged "ambitious" bidding on revenue projections for the failed East Coast main line cont

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 21

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 52 points on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * BRITAIN ECONOMY: British households became much cheerier about their financial situation this month, according to a survey on Monday that will hearten Bank of England officials who think the economy's weak start to the year was temporary. * DRAX: British power company Drax will start work this month on a pilot bioenergy carbon capture and storage (CCS) project

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 18

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 14 points at 7,774 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * BARCLAYS: Activist investor Edward Bramson is calling on Barclays to end the bulk of trading activities at its investment bank, in a radical plan to cut costs and boost returns at the British lender. * RYANAIR: Ryanair said its issues with pilot staffing have stabilised, with would-be Ryanair pilots queueing up to join after the company decided

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