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Jan 28, 2015

Another slump in Greek stocks holds back European shares

LONDON/PARIS, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Greek stocks continued to
slump on Wednesday, on mounting concerns about the banking
sector in the wake of anti-bailout party Syriza’s victory in
Sunday’s election and after the new government cancelled
privatisation plans.

Other European stocks made marginal gains overall, but there
were some upbeat corporate earnings reports and tech companies
got a boost from Apple’s robust profit growth.

Jan 28, 2015
Jan 28, 2015

Greek banks extend slide to peg back European shares

LONDON/PARIS, Jan 28 (Reuters) – European shares dipped on
Wednesday, with Greek stocks extending the sell-off sparked by
anti-bailout party Syriza’s victory in Sunday’s election.

The Greek banking index was down over 20 percent
on Wednesday, hitting a record low. It has plummeted 98.6
percent since late 2009, before Europe’s sovereign debt crisis
started.

Jan 27, 2015
Jan 26, 2015
Jan 26, 2015

Greek vote fails to derail Europe’s ECB-driven share rally

LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Greek stocks fell in volatile
trade on Monday after anti-austerity party Syriza swept to
victory in Sunday’s election, while other European equities kept
rising on the promise of European Central Bank bond-buying.

Athens’s ATG index fell 3.2 percent, led lower by
banks such as Piraeus Bank, down 17.6 percent, and
Alpha Bank, down 11.6 percent, as investors fretted
about a possible stand-off with Greece’s EU/IMF lenders.

Jan 26, 2015
Jan 26, 2015
Jan 23, 2015

European shares gain after ECB boost, led by Greek stocks

LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – European stock markets rose on
Friday after the European Central Bank’s decision to buy
government bonds, with Greek shares leading the gains before the
country’s election on Sunday.

European shares posted their biggest weekly gain in more
than three years as investors cheered the quantitative easing
programme the ECB announced on Thursday.

Jan 23, 2015
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