London Market Report Headlines

Telecoms M&A helps European shares cling to 7-year highs

LONDON, March 2 - European shares kicked off March on a flat note on Monday, with a boost from merger activity in the telecoms sector offset by falls in media group Vivendi .

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 2

LONDON, March 2 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down by 7 to 13 points, or 0.2 percent lower on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 2

LONDON, March 2 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down by 7 to 13 points, or 0.2 percent lower on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

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Fri, Feb 27 2015

Buoyant Airbus helps Europe shares extend rally

PARIS, Feb 27 - European shares inched higher on Friday, keeping their brisk two-month rally alive as Airbus rose 6 percent after posting a sharp rise in operating earnings.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday, Feb. 27

LONDON, Feb 27 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening little changed on Friday, with March futures on the index flat at 0730 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

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Thu, Feb 26 2015

European shares steady after mixed earnings

PARIS, Feb 26 - European shares were steady in early trading on Thursday, taking a breather from their sharp two-month rally, with Allianz falling after its dividend rise disappointed.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday, Feb 26

LONDON, Feb 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 12 to 14 points, or 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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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday, Feb 26

LONDON, Feb 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 12 to 14 points, or 0.2 percent lower on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The blue-chip FTSE 100 index closed down 14.25 points, or 0.2 percent at 6,935.38 points after setting a new record high of 6,958.89 points on Tuesday. * HSBC - The UK tax authority said prosecuting and regulatory agencies would meet next week to dis

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Wed, Feb 25 2015

European shares dip early; Weir falls after warning

PARIS, Feb 25 - European shares dipped in early trading on Wednesday, pausing their recent sharp rally, with Weir Group falling 6 percent after warning about a significant reduction in revenue in 2015.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb. 25

LONDON, Feb 25 - Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 index, which climbed to a record high in the previous session, is likely to open 7 points lower, or down 0.1 percent, on Wednesday, 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.