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European shares surrender to falling bank, tech stocks as Wall Street slides

Oct 18 2018

LONDON European shares swung back into the red on Thursday as fears of rising rates and disappointing earnings from U.S. industrials dragged Wall Street down, while HeidelbergCement's profit warning sank European construction stocks. | Video

European shares dip as earnings roll in; autos down

Oct 17 2018

MILAN/LONDON European shares lost some ground on Wednesday as upbeat results from the technology sector failed to lift investor morale in a corporate earnings season seen as key if bourses on the continent are to end 2018 in positive territory. | Video

European shares rebound as optimism on earnings grows

Oct 16 2018

MILAN/LONDON European shares rebounded from a 22-month low on Tuesday as optimism fueled by the start of the reporting season and buoyant results from Goldman Sachs from Morgan Stanley lifted investor sentiment. | Video

Strong sterling weighs on FTSE 100

Oct 16 2018

LONDON Britain's top stock index missed out on a global rebound on Tuesday, lagging European peers and Wall Street as Brexit optimism and data showing fast-rising wages lifted sterling, acting as an accounting drag for multinationals and exporters.

UPDATE 1-Strong sterling weighs on FTSE 100

Oct 16 2018

* British American Tobacco falls on revenue target cut (Adds closing prices)

Nearly half of Europe's biggest stocks are in bear market

Oct 15 2018

LONDON Nearly half of Europe's largest stocks are now in what analysts call a bear market or downturn, data analysed by Reuters showed on Monday, as fears mount that the post-financial crisis rally might be on its last legs outside the United States.

UPDATE 2-European shares rise cautiously from 22-month low as earnings misses are punished

Oct 15 2018

* ConvaTec sinks 33 pct after profit warning (Updates prices, adds details)

FTSE fails to rebound in worst week since February

Oct 12 2018

LONDON UK shares failed to rebound on Friday and posted their worst weekly loss since a market correction in February as a new sell-off hit stock markets across the globe, amid worries about protectionism and fast-rising U.S. interest rates.

UPDATE 1-Britain's FTSE fails to rebound in worst week since February

Oct 12 2018

LONDON, Oct 12 UK shares failed to rebound on Friday and posted their worst weekly loss since a market correction in February as a new sell-off hit stock markets across the globe, amid worries about protectionism and fast-rising U.S. interest rates.

European stocks fail to rebound in worst week since Feb

Oct 12 2018

LONDON European stocks failed to stage a recovery on Friday, posting their worst week since a market correction last February as a new sell-off hit bourses across the globe, amid worries about protectionism and fast-rising U.S. interest rates.

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