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European stocks head lower ahead of business activity data

European stocks fell on Friday, hit by tighter travel restrictions in the euro zone and weak UK retail sales numbers, while investors awaited the latest batch of business activity data to gauge the pace of recovery from the coronavirus crisis.

European shares extend gains on U.S. stimulus hope

European stocks extended gains on Thursday on hopes of a large U.S. stimulus plan under new President Joe Biden, while investors looked to the European Central Bank (ECB) for clues on the eurozone's economic health.

Luxury stocks, ASML lift European shares in early trading

European stocks rose on Wednesday after Swiss luxury group Richemont and chip equipment maker ASML gave encouraging earnings updates, while investors hoped for a big U.S. fiscal relief package as Joe Biden takes over as the next president.

European shares rise on upbeat earnings reports

European shares rose on Tuesday after Asian markets rallied on optimism about China's economy, while upbeat earnings reports from miner Rio Tinto and computer peripherals maker Logitech boosted sentiment.

European stocks slip as Carrefour abandons takeover talks

European stocks slipped on Monday as French retailer Carrefour tumbled after ending 16.2 billion euro ($19.57 billion) merger talks with Alimentation Couche-Tard, with worries about a slow economic recovery keeping investors on edge.

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European Indices

Data as of 22 Jan 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.
Symb Index Time Last Chg Chg %
.TRXFLDGBP Thomson Reuters Equity UK Index 2:10pm EST 131.18 -0.53 -0.40%
.TRXFLDDEP Thomson Reuters Equity Germany Index 12:29pm EST 203.36 -0.38 -0.19%
.TRXFLDFRP Thomson Reuters Equity France Index 2:10pm EST 187.73 -1.17 -0.62%
.FTSE FTSE 100 Index 21 Jan 2021 6,695.07 -20.35 -0.30%
.FTMC FTSE 250 Index 21 Jan 2021 20,596.91 -196.81 -0.95%
.FTT1X FTSE techMARK 100 Index 21 Jan 2021 6,441.03 -25.97 -0.40%
.GDAXI DAX Index 11:54am EST 13,873.97 -32.70 -0.24%
.FCHI CAC 40 Index 12:05pm EST 5,559.57 -31.22 -0.56%
.SSMI SMI Index 11:30am EST 10,930.81 +17.70 +0.16%
.SMSI Madrid General Index 11:38am EST 802.47 -8.57 -1.06%
.OMXSPI OMX Stockholm All Share Index 11:30am EST 803.20 -1.35 -0.17%
.OMXHPI OMX Helsinki All Share Index 11:30am EST 11,337.01 -76.98 -0.67%
.OMXC20 OMX Copenhagen 20 Index 10:59am EST 1,482.27 -2.99 -0.20%
.OSEAX Oslo Exchange All-share Index 12:05pm EST 1,080.38 -8.56 -0.79%
.ISEQ ISEQ Overall Index 21 Jan 2021 7,354.25 -121.93 -1.63%
.BFX Bell 20 Index 12:05pm EST 3,743.25 -27.84 -0.74%
.AEX AEX Amsterdam Index 12:05pm EST 660.53 -3.35 -0.50%
.IBEX Ibex 35 Index 11:38am EST 8,036.40 -85.70 -1.06%
.BVLG PSI General 21 Jan 2021 3,959.85 +3.77 +0.10%
.STOXX50 STOXX 50 11:50am EST 3,188.77 -7.94 -0.25%