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
LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s top share index rose on
Friday, boosted by BP after the oil major received a
smaller fine than expected for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil
A rebound in Brent crude and commodities helped to support
the broader energy and mining sectors.