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European stocks tread softly ahead of Fed

European stocks continued to trade cautiously in early deals on Wednesday ahead of a policy decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve later in the day, with energy stocks and miners boosted by a rise in metals and oil prices.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 20

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 1 point at 7,276.2 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * RYANAIR: Ryanair has offered senior pilots who agree to work an additional 10 days a bonus of up to 12,000 euros in a bid to avoid additional passenger disruption after it cancelled more than 2,000 flights over staffing issues. * TATA STEEL: Thyssenkrupp and Indian peer Tata Steel on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to comb

European shares edge down with all eyes on the Fed

Bourses opened slightly lower across Europe on Tuesday as traders awaited clues from the Federal Reserve on its plans to move towards unwinding its $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 19

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 7 points higher at 7,260.4 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * RBS: European Union regulators approved a British plan allowing bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland to support smaller alternative banks with funds totalling around 835 million pounds ($1.1 billion) to encourage competition. * RYANAIR: Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said he was sure a series of flight cancellations would not help future

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 18

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 21 points at 7,236.1 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * SHELL: Royal Dutch Shell Plc began restarting its 325,700-barrel-per-day (bpd) joint-venture Deer Park, Texas, refinery on Sunday for the first time since it was shut three weeks ago by Tropical Storm Harvey, said sources familiar with plant operations. * BAE SYSTEMS: Qatar's defence minister has signed a letter of intent to purchase 24 Typhoon jet


Trump endorses latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday threw his weight behind congressional Republicans' latest bill to dismantle Obamacare and called on party senators to vote for the healthcare overhaul.