Articles From: UPDATE: U.K. stocks lead Europe higher on quiet May Day to UPDATE: European stocks rise for second day


2014/5/1
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- With most markets closed for May Day, Europe's benchmark stock index inched higher Thursday, supported by well-received earnings reports from U.K. majors Lloyds Banking Group and BSkyB.
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2014/5/1
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures struggled for direction on Thursday, as investors focused on earnings from prominent companies such as Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips.
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2014/5/1
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- With most markets closed for May Day, Europe's benchmark stock index inched higher on Thursday, supported by well-received earnings reports from U.K. majors Lloyds Banking Group and BSkyB.
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2014/5/7
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Experian led U.K. stocks to a small loss on Wednesday after pointing out a number of headwinds, although the benchmark index trimmed losses on an easing in Ukraine tensions in the afternoon.
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2014/5/7
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--European stock markets ended a volatile day on a mixed note on Wednesday as investors digested downbeat comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen about the housing market as well as positive developments in the Ukraine crisis.
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2014/5/8
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks closed higher for the first time in three days on Thursday, with Barclays leading advancers after a strategy update.
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2014/5/12
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Monday, as investors largely ignored jitters in Ukraine and instead took inspiration from upbeat trading days in Europe and Asia.
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2014/5/21
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets rose for the first time in three days on Wednesday after euro-zone consumer confidence data rose to the highest level in more than six years in May.
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2014/5/9
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets declined on Friday after a string of disappointing corporate updates, falling from a six-year high reached the prior day when European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at a rate cut next month.
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2014/5/9
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets declined on Friday after a string of disappointing corporate updates, falling from a six-year high reached the prior day when European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at a rate cut next month.
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2014/5/9
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets declined on Friday after a string of disappointing corporate updates, falling from a six-year high reached the prior day when European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at a rate cut next month.
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2014/5/9
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks moved lower on Friday, with Petrofac posting its biggest loss since November after warning 2014 earnings will be lower than expected.
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2014/5/8
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks headed for their first rise in three days on Thursday, with Barclays leading advancers after a strategy update.
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2014/5/8
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks headed for their first rise in three days on Thursday, with Barclays leading advancers after a strategy update.
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2014/5/16
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets pushed out a small gain Friday as investors digested mixed U.S. data and the latest developments in Ukraine.
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2014/5/16
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets wavered on Friday as investors digested mixed U.S. data and the latest developments in Ukraine, while Portuguese stocks dropped ahead of the country's exit from its international bailout program.
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2014/5/7
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets staged broad-based losses on Wednesday as increasing risks of a civil war in Ukraine hit investing sentiment, and German and French industrial data missed forecasts.
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2014/5/7
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Experian led U.K. stocks lower on Wednesday after pointing out a number of headwinds, while banking giant HSBC slipped as it reported a fall in first-quarter profit.
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2014/5/7
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets staged broad-based losses on Wednesday as increasing risks of a civil war in Ukraine hit investing sentiment.
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2014/5/6
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- China's still the champ (so that means buy Apple) and Nigerian tech companies could be the next big thing.
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2014/5/6
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Barclays led the U.K.'s FTSE 100 lower on Tuesday after a weak earnings report, although most U.K. stocks advanced after better-than-expected data for the services sector.
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2014/5/6
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- China's still the champ (so that means buy Apple) and Nigerian tech companies could be the next big thing.
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2014/5/6
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets dropped on Tuesday after the OECD called on the European Central Bank to cut interest rates immediately to fight low inflation, while UBS and PostNL rose on solid earnings results.
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2014/5/6
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- China's still the champ (so that means buy Apple) and Nigerian tech companies could be the next big thing.
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2014/5/6
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Barclays and Aberdeen Asset Management led the U.K.'s FTSE 100 lower on Tuesday after weak earnings reports, although most U.K. stocks advanced after better-than-expected data for the services sector.
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2014/5/16
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets dropped for a third straight day on Friday as investors digested the latest developments in Ukraine and Portuguese stocks tumbled ahead of the country's exit from its international bailout program The Stoxx Europe 600 index fell 0.2% to 337.81, after sliding the most in a month on Thursday.
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2014/5/16
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Intertek Group PLC slumped on Friday after cautious guidance from the product-testing company, leading the U.K.'s FTSE 100 index lower for a second straight day.
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2014/5/20
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--European stock markets struggled for direction on Tuesday, as companies such as Vodafone and Marks & Spencer declined after full-year earnings, while Credit Suisse advanced after reaching a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice.
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2014/5/20
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Vodafone and Marks & Spencer dragged the U.K. benchmark index lower on Tuesday after both companies reported full-year earnings, while oil giant BP declined after a legal setback related to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
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2014/5/22
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets moved higher in afternoon action on Thursday, as investors took inspiration from a strong open in the U.S. where better-than-expected manufacturing data provided support.
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