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Wednesday, February 21


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Falling oil, rising yields weigh on UK shares

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LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Strong results from Lloyds, Glencore and others were not enough to keep Britain's FTSE 100 out of negative territory on Wednesday as energy stocks tracked oil prices lower and rising bond yields put pressure on big dividend payers. * AA (Frankfurt: A116XA - news) plunges after saying it will pay lower divis. Lloyds jumped around 2 percent after reporting record profit of 5.3 billion pounds, its strongest results since the bank was laid low by the 2008 financial crisis. The reaction to Lloyds results was a stark contrast to Tuesday's 3 percent decline in peer HSBC, which offered less clarity on share buybacks and said it needed more capital.

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Friday, February 16


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LIVE MARKETS-closing snapshot: Europe closes on a weekly gain - UK Money News

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net CLOSING SNAPSHOT: EUROPE CLOSES ON A WEEKLY GAIN (1700 GMT) European shares ended the day in positive territory, snapping a three-week losing streak as earnings updates continued to impress, and volatility and jitters over rising inflation eased. Here's your snapshot: (Kit Rees) ***** MAKE YOUR PEACE WITH VOLATILITY AND THE "POST NEW NORMAL" (1226 GMT) "Market volatility is a fact of life, we've got to live with it". (Kit Rees) ***** WHAT HAPPENED TO EUROPEAN M&A? (1045 GMT) One big expectation for European equity markets in 2018 was a pick-up in M&A. Well, we're still waiting: according to Thomson Reuters data, M&A activity in Europe is actually down 40 percent! Danone's shares are also up only a modest 0.7 percent following its results for 2017. Here's your opening snapshot: (Kit Rees) ***** WHAT'S ON OUR RADAR BEFORE THE EUROPEAN OPEN (0749 GMT) European shares are expected to open higher and snap a three-week losing streak on Friday as volatility calms down and investors put aside worries over inflation that sparked a heavy sell-off in global equities earlier in the month.

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LIVE MARKETS-Afternoon update: European stocks get comfy in positive territory

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Here's your snapshot: (Kit Rees) ***** MAKE YOUR PEACE WITH VOLATILITY AND THE "POST NEW NORMAL" (1226 GMT) "Market volatility is a fact of life, we've got to live with it". But once this correction is finished are we going to be returning to a regime of lower or higher volatility? (Kit Rees) ***** WHAT HAPPENED TO EUROPEAN M&A? (1045 GMT) One big expectation for European equity markets in 2018 was a pick-up in M&A. Well, we're still waiting: according to Thomson Reuters data, M&A activity in Europe is actually down 40 percent! Danone's shares are also up only a modest 0.7 percent following its results for 2017. Here's your opening snapshot: (Kit Rees) ***** WHAT'S ON OUR RADAR BEFORE THE EUROPEAN OPEN (0749 GMT) European shares are expected to open higher and snap a three-week losing streak on Friday as volatility calms down and investors put aside worries over inflation that sparked a heavy sell-off in global equities earlier in the month.

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LIVE MARKETS-Make your peace with volatility and the "post new normal"

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LIVE MARKETS-Make your peace with volatility and the "post new normal" * European shares extend bounce * Earnings in focus Feb 16 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Danilo Masoni. net MAKE YOUR PEACE WITH VOLATILITY AND THE "POST NEW NORMAL" (1226 GMT) "Market volatility is a fact of life, we've got to live with it". Danone's shares are also up only a modest 0.7 percent following its results for 2017. Here's your opening snapshot: (Kit Rees) ***** WHAT'S ON OUR RADAR BEFORE THE EUROPEAN OPEN (0749 GMT) European shares are expected to open higher and snap a three-week losing streak on Friday as volatility calms down and investors put aside worries over inflation that sparked a heavy sell-off in global equities earlier in the month. (Danilo Masoni) ***** OPENING SNAPSHOT: EUROPEAN SHARES GALLOP AHEAD (0820 GMT) It looks like investors have turned their attention from bond yields and rising inflation to the strong earnings picture in Europe, as the STOXX 600 powers ahead this morning thanks to a slew of well-received company results.

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LIVE MARKETS-Short sellers ramp up bets against UK stocks - UK Money News

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net SHORT SELLERS RAMP UP BETS AGAINST UK STOCKS (1154 GMT) Here's more evidence of the unpopularity of the UK equity market: short sellers now have the biggest position in UK stocks since Q1 2009, according to research by IHS Markit. (Kit Rees) ***** WHAT HAPPENED TO EUROPEAN M&A? (1045 GMT) One big expectation for European equity markets in 2018 was a pick-up in M&A. Well, we're still waiting: according to Thomson Reuters data, M&A activity in Europe is actually down 40 percent! Danone's shares are also up only a modest 0.7 percent following its results for 2017. Here's your opening snapshot: (Kit Rees) ***** WHAT'S ON OUR RADAR BEFORE THE EUROPEAN OPEN (0749 GMT) European shares are expected to open higher and snap a three-week losing streak on Friday as volatility calms down and investors put aside worries over inflation that sparked a heavy sell-off in global equities earlier in the month. (Kit Rees) ***** DAX, CAC, FTSE FUTURES EDGE UP (0708 GMT) European stock index futures have opened with gains of around 0.3 percent, confirming earlier indications from financial spreadbetters.

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Tuesday, February 13


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LIVE MARKETS-A tale of two corrections

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Feb 13 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets. - MUCH FASTER FALLS: "potentially reflecting a different market microstructure with a. correction hit stock markets on February 2. You can read the global fund manager survey's. But Haefele also notes that equities are still more attractive compared with bonds.

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LIVE MARKETS-Investor focus will soon return to bond yields

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(Kit Rees) ***** EARLY AFTERNOON SNAPSHOT: EUROPE WITHOUT CONVICTION (1402 GMT) Here's where we stand on European equity markets less than 30 minutes before Wall Street opens. LIVE MARKETS-"Investor focus will soon return to bond yields" * European stocks dip * UK inflation close to highest in 6 years * FTSE outperforms, up 0.2 pct Feb 13 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Julien Ponthus. Have a look: (Julien Ponthus) ***** ALL EYES ON UK INFLATION (0632 GMT) UK inflation is set to be today's most watched indicator after the BoE surprised investors last week when it said interest rates would probably need to rise sooner and by slightly more than it had previously signalled. In the UK, all eyes will be on UK inflation at 0930 GMT after the BoE surprised investors last week when it said interest rates would probably need to rise sooner and by slightly more than it had previously signalled.

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LIVE MARKETS-Who said markets never learn?

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(Julien Ponthus) ***** DISLOCATION, DISLOCATION, DISLOCATION (1426 GMT) Naturally thoughts are turning to the aftermath of last week's sell-off and where the dislocations in equity markets might be. * European stocks dip * UK inflation close to highest in 6 years * FTSE outperforms, up 0.2 pct Feb 13 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Julien Ponthus. Have a look: (Julien Ponthus) ***** ALL EYES ON UK INFLATION (0632 GMT) UK inflation is set to be today's most watched indicator after the BoE surprised investors last week when it said interest rates would probably need to rise sooner and by slightly more than it had previously signalled. In the UK, all eyes will be on UK inflation at 0930 GMT after the BoE surprised investors last week when it said interest rates would probably need to rise sooner and by slightly more than it had previously signalled.

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LIVE MARKETS-Dislocation, dislocation, dislocation

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(Kit Rees) ***** EARLY AFTERNOON SNAPSHOT: EUROPE WITHOUT CONVICTION (1402 GMT) Here's where we stand on European equity markets less than 30 minutes before Wall Street opens. Newsflow in the interim could impact deal attractions (Danilo Masoni) ***** FTSE FLITS AHEAD (1206 GMT) The FTSE's dip was short-lived, and now at midday the British index is in positive territory following the rise in sterling after the UK inflation data, outperforming European markets. Have a look: (Julien Ponthus) ***** ALL EYES ON UK INFLATION (0632 GMT) UK inflation is set to be today's most watched indicator after the BoE surprised investors last week when it said interest rates would probably need to rise sooner and by slightly more than it had previously signalled. In the UK, all eyes will be on UK inflation at 0930 GMT after the BoE surprised investors last week when it said interest rates would probably need to rise sooner and by slightly more than it had previously signalled.

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LIVE MARKETS-Early afternoon snapshot: Europe without conviction - UK Money News

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Newsflow in the interim could impact deal attractions (Danilo Masoni) ***** FTSE FLITS AHEAD (1206 GMT) The FTSE's dip was short-lived, and now at midday the British index is in positive territory following the rise in sterling after the UK inflation data, outperforming European markets. * European stocks dip slightly * UK inflation close to highest in 6 years * FTSE outperforms, up 0.2 pct Feb 13 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Julien Ponthus. Have a look: (Julien Ponthus) ***** ALL EYES ON UK INFLATION (0632 GMT) UK inflation is set to be today's most watched indicator after the BoE surprised investors last week when it said interest rates would probably need to rise sooner and by slightly more than it had previously signalled. In the UK, all eyes will be on UK inflation at 0930 GMT after the BoE surprised investors last week when it said interest rates would probably need to rise sooner and by slightly more than it had previously signalled.

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