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Blaise Robinson

GRAPHIC-Euro zone stocks enjoy best Q1 performance in 17 years

Mar 31 2015

PARIS, March 31 Euro zone shares are enjoying their best first-quarter performance in 17 years as global investors pour money back into the region on expectations the European Central Bank's asset-buying scheme will spark a corporate profit renaissance.

GRAPHICS-Weak yen/strong Nikkei offers template for euro zone investors

Mar 13 2015

LONDON, March 13 A slide in the euro coinciding with a rise in euro zone stocks in the first week of the ECB's money-printing programme has drawn comparisons with what happened when the Bank of Japan unleashed its own bond-buying stimulus.

Slide in euro helps Europe's earnings outpace U.S. results

Mar 12 2015

PARIS/LONDON The relentless slide in the euro is proving a major boost to European earnings after years of stagnating profits, just when U.S. results start to lose steam.

Cash-rich Europe companies in cross-hairs of activist funds

Mar 09 2015

PARIS Activist funds are running out of patience with European companies which carry on building warchests with no clear spending strategy in place.

Below the radar, growth in Europe starts swelling company profits

Feb 23 2015

LONDON/PARIS Signs of a long-awaited recovery in Europe are starting to show through in the profits of leading global companies, even if their bosses are still giving most of the credit to strong demand in Asia or the United States.

Below the radar, growth in Europe starts swelling company profits

Feb 23 2015

LONDON/PARIS Signs of a long-awaited recovery in Europe are starting to show through in the profits of leading global companies, even if their bosses are still giving most of the credit to strong demand in Asia or the United States.

Below the radar, growth in Europe starts swelling company profits

Feb 23 2015

LONDON/PARIS Signs of a long-awaited recovery in Europe are starting to show through in the profits of leading global companies, even if their bosses are still giving most of the credit to strong demand in Asia or the United States.

Below the radar, growth in Europe starts swelling company profits

Feb 23 2015

LONDON/PARIS Signs of a long-awaited recovery in Europe are starting to show through in the profits of leading global companies, even if their bosses are still giving most of the credit to strong demand in Asia or the United States.

Equities bask in "weird world" of negative yields

Feb 13 2015

LONDON Investors are pouring money into stocks as bond yields turn negative, setting aside concerns over whether political events and flagging growth will derail Europe's stock-market rally of the last few years.

Equities bask in 'weird world' of negative yields

Feb 12 2015

LONDON Investors are pouring money into stocks as bond yields turn negative, setting aside concerns over whether political events and flagging growth will derail Europe's stock-market rally of the last few years.

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