London Market Report Headlines

European shares edge lower; earnings, econ data in focus

LONDON, July 24 - European shares opened slightly lower on Thursday, with investor attention dominated by a raft of mixed company earnings and economic data that appeared unlikely to dispel worries about the eurozone's pace of recovery.

European Factors to Watch-Shares seen flat; earnings, data in focus

(Updates futures, adds further company news) LONDON, July 24 - A raft of major company earnings and economic data were seen dominating investor attention in Europe on Thursday, with key benchmark equity indexes seen staying flat on developments in Ukraine and the eurozone's disappointing pace of recovery. Other regions were cheered by a surprisingly strong reading on Chinese manufacturing, bolstering hopes of recovery in the world's second-biggest economy, and reaction to encou

European Factors to Watch-Shares seen flat; earnings, data in focus

(Adds snapshot table) LONDON, July 24 - A raft of major company earnings and economic data were seen dominating investor attention in Europe on Thursday, with key benchmark equity indexes seen staying flat on developments in Ukraine and the eurozone's disappointing pace of recovery. Other regions were cheered by a surprisingly strong reading on Chinese manufacturing, bolstering hopes of recovery in the world's second-biggest economy, and reaction to encouraging results from bot

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday July 24

EDINBURGH, July 24 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening steady on Thursday, with futures on the index flat ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday July 24

EDINBURGH, July 24 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 9 to 11 points, or as much as 0.2 percent lower on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

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Wed, Jul 23 2014

European shares steady on mixed earnings, Ukraine caution

EDINBURGH, July 23 - European stocks held steady on Wednesday, stabilising after a surge in the previous session as traders digested mixed earnings and the possibility of fresh EU sanctions against Russia over Ukraine and the downing of a Malaysian airliner.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 23

LONDON, July 23 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 8 to 15 points lower, or down as much as 0.2 percent, on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

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Tue, Jul 22 2014

European shares edge up as Ukraine rebels hand over black boxes

LONDON, July 22 - European stocks rebounded on Tuesday, boosted by signs of collaboration between pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine and international investigators into the downing of an airliner last week.

European Factors to Watch-Rebound eyed as Ukraine rebels hand over black boxes

LONDON, July 22 - European stocks were seen rebounding on Tuesday as traders took heart from signs of collaboration between pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine and international investigators into the downing of an airliner last week.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Tuesday July 22

EDINBURGH, July 22 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up on Tuesday, with futures 0.3 higher ahead of the cash market open, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.