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ECB report eases earnings pain for European stocks

European stocks ended lower on Thursday, as earnings worries ran high after poor results from software firm SAP sank technology shares, although hopes of looser monetary policy from the European Central Bank helped indexes bounce off early lows.

Downbeat Swedish earnings, oil slide hurt European shares

European stock markets lost ground on Wednesday after three straight days of gains, with Swedish share prices hit by a slew of poor quarterly results and oil majors across the region reeling from this week's slide in oil prices.

Burberry bounce helps to push European stocks to one-week high

British fashion brand Burberry's shares jumped on Tuesday, lifting other luxury goods makers, while upbeat earnings from big Wall Street banks spurred gains for the region's lenders, driving major European markets to their highest closing levels in a week.

European second-quarter earnings estimate cut again: Refinitiv

Companies listed on the pan-European STOXX 600 index are expected to report earnings growth of 0.2% in the second quarter, one of the the weakest in years and down from 0.8% estimated a week ago, according to data from I/B/E/S Refinitiv on Tuesday.

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Symbol 4 wk rating
Current mean
SLPE.L 3.00to1.00 Buy
TUNE.L 3.00to2.00 Outperform
KCOM.L 2.00to1.00 Buy
Symbol 4 wk rating
Current mean
NANON.L 1.00to2.00 Outperform
TELF.L 2.00to3.00 Hold
PMG.L 2.00to3.00 Hold