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2014/5/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Miners were among the best performers in the U.K. stock market Monday, helping to lift the benchmark FTSE 100 index, but British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC shares fell as the media firm sought control of pay-TV assets in Germany and Italy.
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2014/5/13
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index neared its best finish since late 1999 on Tuesday, aided by gains in housing stocks and in AstraZeneca PLC as Pfizer Inc. made its case for a takeover of the drug maker.
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2014/5/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks posted minor gains Friday before the release of a widely watched jobs report from the U.S., and as investors monitored a ramp-up in tensions in Ukraine.
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2014/5/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks edged higher Friday as Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC shares put in their best performance in nearly four years after an upbeat profit report, but AstraZeneca PLC shares struggled after the drug maker rejected a sweetened merger offer from Pfizer Inc. The U.K.'s equity benchmark was up 0.2% to 6,823.00, aided by a 9.3% upswing in RBS shares after the bank's first-quarter profit surged to 1.2 billion pounds ($2.02 billion) from GBP393 million a year ago.
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2014/5/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks held to slight losses Friday after the widely watched monthly U.S. jobs report outstripped expectations, and as investors monitored a ramp-up in tensions in Ukraine.
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2014/5/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks fell Friday as the United Nations was reportedly set to convene an emergency meeting about the worsening political crisis in Ukraine.
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2014/5/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks gained Friday as Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC shares put in their best performance in more than two years after an upbeat profit report, while AstraZeneca PLC shares slipped after the drug maker rejected a sweetened merger offer from Pfizer Inc. The U.K.'s FTSE 100 closed up 0.2% at 6,822.42, a move that pushed the benchmark index to a 2.1% rise for the week, its third consecutive weekly increase.
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2014/5/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks were nudged higher Friday as Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC shares put in their best performance in nearly four years after upbeat profit report.
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2014/4/25
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- A stepped up warning from the U.S. to Russia about the Ukraine crisis was among the factors pressuring European stocks on Friday.
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2014/4/25
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. equities fell Friday, with a downgrade for HSBC Holdings PLC and a downbeat update from Tullow Oil PLC hurting their shares, while the crisis in Ukraine served as another source of worry for investors.
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2014/4/25
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- A stepped up warning from the U.S. to Russia about the Ukraine crisis was among the factors pressuring European stocks on Friday.
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2014/4/29
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European equities advanced Tuesday, on track for a second consecutive session of gains, as investors assessed a fresh round of corporate financial results.
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2014/5/8
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures swung lower Thursday ahead of a second day of congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, and ahead of a possible pullback in weekly jobless claims after an unexpected spike higher.
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2014/5/8
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures notched modest gains before a second day of congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, and ahead of a possible pullback in weekly jobless claims after an unexpected spike higher.
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2014/5/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Miners were among the best performers in the U.K. stock market Monday, helping to lift the benchmark FTSE 100 index, but British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC shares fell as the media firm sought control of pay-TV assets in Germany and Italy.
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2014/4/29
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European equities advanced Tuesday, logging a second consecutive session of gains, as investors assessed a fresh round of corporate financial results.
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2014/5/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks were higher Monday, with mining shares advancing after an upgrade of the sector.
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2014/5/23
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks swung between small gains and losses Friday, after a fall in German business confidence prompted investors to assess the chances of action by the European Central Bank.
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2014/5/23
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Barclays PLC shares rose Friday, outperforming the broader U.K. equity market, after a fine issued to Barclays involving gold-price fixing was less than what could have been imposed on the banking heavyweight.
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2014/5/23
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks swung between small gains and losses Friday, after a fall in German business confidence prompted investors to assess the chances of action by the European Central Bank.
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2014/5/13
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index neared its best finish since late 1999 on Tuesday, aided by gains in housing stocks and in AstraZeneca PLC as Pfizer Inc. made its case for a takeover of the drug maker.
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2014/5/9
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures lost ground Friday, with a look at monthly hiring and other labor-market conditions on deck.
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2014/5/9
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures lost ground Friday ahead of a look at monthly hiring and other labor-market conditions.
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2014/5/9
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures trimmed losses ahead of the opening bell Friday, a session that will cap a choppy week marked by a retreat in tech stocks.
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2014/5/8
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures struggled for direction before a second day of congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, and ahead of a possible pullback in weekly jobless claim after an unexpected spike higher.
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2014/4/30
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks gained Wednesday, as a jump in shares of oil major Royal Dutch Shell PLC helped the FTSE 100 score a win on the last trading day of the month.
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2014/4/30
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks slipped Wednesday, with losses for shares of BNP Paribas SA and GlaxoSmithKline PLC among those tugging the pan-European equity benchmark back from a strong gain logged in the previous session.
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2014/4/30
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks gained Wednesday, with a jump in shares of oil major Royal Dutch Shell PLC helping the FTSE 100 move toward a win on the last trading day of the month.
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2014/4/30
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks slipped Wednesday, with losses for shares of BNP Paribas SA and Standard Life PLC among those pulling the pan-European equity benchmark back from a strong gain logged in the previous session.
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2014/4/30
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks gained Wednesday, with a bump up in shares of oil major Royal Dutch Shell PLC helping the FTSE 100 move toward a win on the last trading day of the month.
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