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Oct 15, 2015

European shares led higher by Casino; Burberry slumps

MILAN/LONDON, Oct 15 (Reuters) – European shares rose on
Thursday, bouncing back after three days of losses, with
retailer Casino and consumer goods maker Unilever lifted by
positive results.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was up 1.2
percent at 1,422.99 points, while the euro zone’s blue-chip Euro
STOXX 50 index rose 1.5 percent.

Oct 14, 2015

FTSE ends lower on China data; Hargreaves Lansdown outperforms

LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Britain’s top share index fell
for a third straight session on Wednesday, pulled lower by
stocks exposed to China after data there hinted that
deflationary pressures were building.

However, shares in Hargreaves Lansdown gained after
saying new business reached a record high.

Oct 14, 2015

FTSE falls on China data, Hargreaves Lansdown outperforms

LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Britain’s top share index fell
for a third straight session on Wednesday, hit by stocks with
exposure to China after the latest data there hinted
deflationary pressures were building.

However, shares in Hargreaves Lansdown gained after
saying its new business inflows hit a record high.

Oct 14, 2015

Britain’s FTSE share index falls, China data weighs

LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Britain’s top share index fell
for a third straight session on Wednesday, hit by stocks with
exposure to China after the latest data there hinted
deflationary pressures were building.

China-exposed stocks were among the top fallers, with
Asia-focussed bank Standard Chartered and luxury firm
Burberry down 1 to 2 percent.

Oct 14, 2015

China-exposed stocks lead FTSE lower again

LONDON (Reuters) – The FTSE 100 fell for a third straight session on Wednesday, hit again by stocks with exposure to China after the latest batch of data hinted that deflationary pressures were building up.

China-exposed stocks were among the top fallers, with miners like Glencore, Asia-focussed bank Standard Chartered and luxury firm Burberry down 2-3 percent.

Oct 14, 2015

China-exposed stocks lead Britain’s FTSE lower again

LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Britain’s top share index fell
for a third straight session on Wednesday, hit again by stocks
with exposure to China after the latest batch of data hinted
that deflationary pressures were building up.

China-exposed stocks were among the top fallers, with miners
like Glencore, Asia-focussed bank Standard Chartered
and luxury firm Burberry down 2-3 percent.

Oct 13, 2015

European shares fall on Chinese import data, SABMiller soars

MILAN/LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – European shares fell on
Tuesday following disappointing Chinese import data, dragged
down by auto and mining stocks, though SABMiller soared
after accepting a takeover proposal from rival Anheuser-Busch
InBev.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was down
1.1 percent, with the euro zone’s blue-chip Euro STOXX 50
also down 1.1 percent.

Oct 9, 2015

Best week ever for Glencore shares hides investor wariness

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Glencore’s stock market ride has
put it on track for its best week ever, with a gain of 40
percent. Whether it will recapture broad investment appeal
anytime soon is another matter.

The global commodities trader and mining company has fallen
around 60 percent over the last 12 months, dropping as much as
30 percent in one day in September. Investors feared it was not
doing enough to cut its debt in the face of a collapse in metals
prices and an emerging-markets slowdown.

Oct 9, 2015

FTSE set for biggest weekly gain since 2011

LONDON (Reuters) – UK shares were set to continue their October rally, with miners pushing Britain’s blue-chip index higher on the back of Thursday’s dovish minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Britain’s FTSE index was up 66.90 points, or 1.1 percent at 6,441.72 points at 1058 GMT, up 5.1 percent for the week and set for its biggest weekly gain since December 2011.

Oct 9, 2015

Britain’s FTSE set for biggest weekly gain since 2011

LONDON Oct 9 (Reuters) – UK shares were set to continue
their October rally, with miners pushing Britain’s blue-chip
index higher on the back of Thursday’s dovish minutes from the
U.S. Federal Reserve.

Britain’s FTSE index was up 66.90 points, or 1.1
percent at 6,441.72 points at 1058 GMT, up 5.1 percent for the
week and set for its biggest weekly gain since December 2011.

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