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LONDON/MILAN European shares ended the week on a strong note as a drop in the euro helped shares in exporters, while investors also focused on a raft of company results with insurance firm Swiss Re hit after missing profit estimates.
MILAN European shares inched lower on Friday as investors focused on a raft of mixed company results with insurance firm Swiss Re hit after missing profit estimates.
MILAN European shares inched up on Thursday as solid company earnings more than offset a weak energy sector and a slump in German industrial giant Siemens on delays to a planned unit listing.
MILAN UK blue chips rose to a one-week high on Thursday after the Bank of England kept rates on hold, hitting the pound and lifting export-oriented stocks accordingly.
MILAN European shares were led lower by tech stocks on Friday as they tracked losses among global peers following an earning miss at Amazon, while a flurry of company results failed to provide support.
MILAN The biggest one-day drop in AstraZeneca shares following a drug study failure dominated stock trading in Europe on Thursday, outweighing a handful of well-received earnings results and sending indexes lower.
MILAN The biggest one-day drop in AstraZeneca shares following a drug study failure dominated trading in Europe on Thursday though a handful of well-received corporate results helped broader indexes nudge higher.
LONDON Strength among commodity firms and banking stocks as well as a string of solid updates boosted European shares on Tuesday.
MILAN European shares slipped on Friday but eked out slight gains for the week as the market sought a floor following a sell-off sparked by expectations of tightening monetary conditions.
MILAN European shares slipped on Friday but were set to end the week flat as the market sought a floor following a sell-off sparked by expectations of tightening monetary conditions.