PARIS/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 European equities kept
rising on the European Central Bank’s bond-buying plan.
Athens’s ATG index was down 1.8 percent at 1043 GMT,
led lower by banking stocks such as Piraeus Bank, down
10.4 percent, and Alpha Bank, down 6 percent, with
investors taking a cautious stance as Greece’s new leftwing
leader Alexis Tsipras was set to form a new government.
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.
LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Greek shares led euro zone stock
markets higher on Friday, boosted before Sunday’s pivotal
elections by the European Central Bank’s decision to buy
European shares were set for their biggest weekly gain in
over three years, as investors cheered the ECB’s quantitative
easing programme to battle deflation.
LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Britain’s top share index rose on
Monday, extending a recent winning run, with retailers such as
Tesco among the top gainers as sentiment improved on
the sector following a better than expected Christmas period.
Shares in Tesco, the world’s third-biggest retailer, rose
2.1 percent after Morgan Stanley raised its stance on the shares
to “overweight” from “equal weight” and added them to its “best