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European shares rebound as Turkey stress eases

European shares bounced back on Tuesday after two days of heavy selling as investors' anxieties over contagion from a Turkish currency crisis faded slightly, thanks to reassurances from the central bank and government.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 14

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 20 points at 7,662 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * SPORTS DIRECT: Mike Ashley's Sports Direct International Plc is promising to pay suppliers to House of Fraser only for goods sold since Friday, when the sportswear retailer took over the department stores, The Times reported on Monday. (http://bit.ly/2B5Cu0w) * ESURE: Britain's esure is in advanced talks over a possible 1.17 billion pound ($1.49 bi

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 13

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 35 points at 7,632 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * J SAINSBURY: Robert Halfon, a senior Tory MP, has called for an independent fuel price watchdog after concerns that a proposed merger of Asda and J Sainsbury Plc will raise petrol and diesel costs, the Times reported on Monday. (https://bit.ly/2vFW0vb) * ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND: A group of British lawmakers has criticised the Financial Conduct Aut

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 10

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 4 points at 7,738 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.4 percent ahead of the cash market open. * HOUSE OF FRASER: British department store House of Fraser will seek the appointment of administrators on Friday after negotiations with its investors and creditors failed to conclude in a "solvent solution", reported the BBC. The move into administratio

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 10

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 4 points at 7,738 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * BHP: Mining heavyweight BHP said on Thursday a federal court in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais approved an agreement between miner Samarco and Brazil authorities, marking a milestone in the legal battle over a deadly 2015 dam failure. * RYANAIR: Ryanair Holdings Plc is bracing for its biggest-ever o

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 9

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 8 points lower at 7,768 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * BHP: Mining heavyweight BHP said on Thursday the federal court of Minas Gerais approved an agreement with Brazilian authorities that settled a 20 billion reais ($5.30 billion) lawsuit over the 2015 Samarco dam failure. * BARCLAYS: Activist fund Sherborne Investors is in talks with Barclays about replacing chairman John McFarlane as part of a plan

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Ex-Trump aide Manafort's defense rests in tax and bank fraud trial

The defense attorneys for Paul Manafort rested their case on Tuesday without calling any witnesses or having the former Trump campaign chairman testify in the trial where he is accused of bank and tax fraud.