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UPDATE 2-European shares edge higher as cyclicals back in favour

* Financials, tech and materials lead rise (Recasts, adds detail and quote, updates prices at close)

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UPDATE 1-European shares post modest rise after U.S. and Asia rally

LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - European shares notched up modest gains on Thursday, failing to match a rally that lifted Wall Street and Asia to new records.

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European shares post modest rise after U.S., Asia rally

LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - European shares notched up modest gains on Thursday, falling short of a rally that lifted Wall Street and Asia to new records.

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European stocks rise as corporate updates improve sentiment

LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Tuesday after corporate trading updates lifted sentiment, with shares in German fashion house Hugo Boss gaining on better-than-expected sales in the last quarter of 2017.

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UPDATE 2-European shares pause for breath; Carillion rivals gain

* UK small-cap Carillion collapses (Adds details, closing prices)

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UPDATE 1-European shares pause for breath; Carillion rivals gain

* UK small-cap Carillion collapses (Adds detail and quotes, updates prices)

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European shares pause for breath; Carillion rivals gain

LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks got off to a sluggish start on Monday following two weeks of gains, with cyclical stocks among the biggest decliners, while M&A remained in focus.

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UPDATE 2-European shares at fresh highs on earning optimism, dealmaking

* Global earnings revisions at all-time high - Citi (Recasts, adds details, closing prices)

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Retailers push European stocks higher, FTSE 100 recovers

LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - European shares gained further ground on Tuesday, rising to new 2 1/2 year highs as consumer sectors got a boost from strong retailer results, and indebted telecoms group Altice surged on plans to spin off its U.S. business.

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Swiss index, FTSE hit records as European stocks jump

LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - European shares powered higher on Friday, with the British and Swiss benchmarks hitting records, propelled by optimism for a strengthening regional economy and gains in U.S. equities overnight.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street, European shares close up; euro near three-year high

* Oil hits highest since mid 2015 (Updates to U.S. trading close; adds commentary)

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LIVE MARKETS-Opening snapshot: European shares climb, FTSE hits fresh record high

* European stocks open higher, FTSE touches record * Euro zone services PMI to show continued momentum * Debenhams drops after profit warning * Iran unrest pours extra fuel on oil rally Jan 4(Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net OPENING S

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LIVE MARKETS-European shares to rise after Asian stocks hit 10-year peak

* European shares to open higher - spreadbetters * Asian stocks scaled 10-year peak * Iran unrest pours extra fuel on oil rally * Fed minutes fuelled dollar rally Jan 4(Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net EUROPEAN SHARES SEEN RISING AFTE

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LIVE MARKETS-Closing snapshot : European shares rebound as oil, dollar and Wall Street rise

* European stocks close higher Next drives retail sector up after strong Christmas update * Tech stocks, industrials make gains * 2017 sees record number of deals worldwide * MiFID II, U.S. Fed FOMC minutes in focus Jan 3 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Kit Rees. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: kit.rees.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.n

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UPDATE 2-European shares post strong rebound as dollar, Wall Street rise

* New European market rules implemented (Adds closing prices, quotes)

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UPDATE 1-Buoyant retailers lead European shares higher

* Energy and tech companies also advance (Adds detail and quote, updates prices)

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Buoyant retailers lead European shares higher

LONDON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - European shares advanced in early deals on Wednesday, recovering from a muted start to the year's trading as retail stocks led the way, while attention was also on the implementation of new financial market rules.

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LIVE MARKETS-European shares seen edging higher -spreadbetters

Jan 3(Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Kit Rees. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: kit.rees.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net

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LIVE MARKETS-Closing snapshot: European shares end slightly lower

* European stocks wilt on first day of 2018 trading * Turnaround in miners pulls stocks off lows * Autos stocks dented by weaker car sales data Jan 2 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net Closing snapshot: European shares end slightly lower T

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LIVE MARKETS-Morning snapshot

* European stocks wilt on 2018 open * Investors take profits on miners after strong run * Autos stocks dented by weaker car sales data Jan 2(Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net Morning snapshot: European shares dip (1023 GMT) The first tradin

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LIVE MARKETS-European shares to begin new year hesitantly

* Spreadbetters see DAX, CAC falling at open * FTSE set to hit a new record high * Asian trading upbeat Jan 2(Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net European shares to begin new year hesitantly (0630 GMT) Good morning and happy new year! Spreadbette

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UPDATE 2-European shares score best year since 2013 on tech and mining surge

* UK's FTSE, Spain's IBEX lag in 2017 (Adds details, closing prices)

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UPDATE 1-European shares set for best year since 2013 on tech and mining surge

* UK's FTSE, Spain's IBEX lag in 2017 (Adds detail and quote, updates prices)

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European shares set for best year since 2013 on tech and mining surge

LONDON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - European stocks steadied in early deals on Friday, the final trading day of the year, and were set to record their strongest year of gains since 2013 thanks to a surge among tech stocks and a robust resources sector.

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UPDATE 2-European shares drift into year-end as resources stocks glitter

* But volumes thin as year-end looms (Adds details, closing prices)

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UPDATE 1-European shares drift into year-end as resources stocks glitter

* But volumes thin as year-end looms (Adds quote and details, updates prices)

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European shares drift into year-end as resources stocks glitter

LONDON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - European shares drifted lower in early deals on Thursday with company news and macro events scarce in holiday-thinned trading, while Britain's FTSE 100 hovered just under a record high.

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UPDATE 1-European shares dip as U.S. tax bill gets muted reception

* Steinhoff hits all time low (Adds more stocks, updates prices)

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European stocks build momentum as investors await U.S. tax bill

LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - European shares followed U.S. and Asian markets higher on Tuesday as investors awaited a long-anticipated U.S. tax reform bill which looks almost certain to pass this week.

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UPDATE 2-European shares lag Wall Street, ECB provides no momentum

* Wind turbine makers boosted by U.S. tax development (Adds closing prices, quotes)

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European stocks, euro dip as central banks dominate

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares and the euro dipped on Thursday as cautious comments on inflation from the U.S. Federal Reserve gave investors pause before a series of central bank decisions in Europe.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-European stocks, euro dip as central banks dominate

LONDON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - European shares and the euro dipped on Thursday as cautious comments on inflation from the U.S. Federal Reserve gave investors pause before a series of central bank decisions in Europe.

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UPDATE 1-Banks drag European shares down as investors await Draghi

* Wind turbine makers boosted by U.S. tax development (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)

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Banks drag European shares down as investors eye BoE, ECB meetings

LONDON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Weakness in bank stocks dragged European shares to a downbeat open on Thursday as financial sectors caught the cold from U.S. and Asian trading which suffered from a less hawkish than expected tone from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

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UPDATE 1-European shares open on a cautious note ahead of Fed meeting

* Telecom Italia dips, CEO meets gvt (Adds more stocks, context)

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European shares open on a cautious note ahead of Fed meeting

LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) - European bourses opened on a cautious note on Wednesday despite gains on Wall Street and in Asia as investors await a U.S. Federal reserve meeting and assess the political implications of Donald Trump's setback in a bitter Senate election in Alabama.

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UPDATE 2-European shares slip in cyclical-defensive tug of war

* Investors reach for consumer staples, utilities (Adds closing prices)

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UPDATE 1-European shares slip in cyclical-defensive tug of war

* Investors reach for consumer staples, utilities (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)

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GLOBAL MARKETS-FTSE keeps Europe steady as sterling suffers Brexit blow

* European shares steady after upbeat euro zone data, FTSE gains

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European shares steady as tech-financials rotation continues

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - European shares see-sawed on Tuesday with sectors strongly diverging as a rotation from tech stocks into financials, bolstered by the U.S. tax bill, gathered pace.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. tax bill delivers shot in the arm for European shares

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - European stocks rallied strongly on Monday after the U.S. Senate passed a tax package delivering significant fiscal stimulus, which investors had anticipated would give extra legs to the bull run in equity markets.

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U.S. tax bill delivers shot in the arm for European shares

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - European stocks rallied strongly on Monday after the U.S. Senate passed a tax package delivering significant fiscal stimulus, which investors have been anticipating would give extra legs to the bull run in equity markets.

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Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares traded lower on Friday despite strong euro zone factory data, after a delay to a keenly awaited U.S. tax reform bill dented Asian trading and curbed appetite for the dollar.

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UPDATE 2-Profit taking saps European shares in November after "memorable" gains

* Tech under pressure as Apple worries hit Dialog (Recasts, adds details, closing prices)

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UPDATE 1-Financials help European shares shrug off tech tumble, OPEC anticipation

* OPEC anticipation weighs on oil majors (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)

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Tech tumble, OPEC anticipation cap gains for European shares

LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Euro zone stocks made modest gains on Thursday while Britain's FTSE 100 slipped again as sterling climbed, with oil majors teetering as investors eyed the OPEC meeting later in the day, and tech the biggest weight as worries of a peak spread to Europe.

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Europe cheers Brexit bank verdict, on tenterhooks over Ireland

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday as the Bank of England deemed that UK lenders could deal with a "disorderly" Brexit, while the dollar held steady ahead of a confirmation hearing for Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe cheers Brexit bank verdict, on tenterhooks over Ireland

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - European shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday as the Bank of England deemed that UK lenders could deal with a "disorderly" Brexit, while the dollar held steady ahead of a confirmation hearing for Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell.

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UPDATE 2-European shares snap two-week losing streak as DAX gains

* Italian banks lead financials (Adds detail, closing prices)

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UPDATE 1-European shares set to snap 2-week losing streak as consumer stocks buoyant

* Italian banks lead financials (Recasts, adds details and quotes, updates prices)

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European shares set to snap 2-week losing streak as consumer stocks buoyant

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - European shares edged higher in early deals on Friday, underpinned by gains among heavyweight consumer goods firms as the pan-European STOXX 600 index was set to snap a two-week losing streak.

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European shares slip on Thanksgiving Thursday, Centrica crashes

LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - European shares tumbled on Thursday, tracking more timid Wall Street trading as volumes thinned out for the Thanksgiving holiday, with British stocks leading losses as energy firm Centrica plummeted after results.

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European shares edge higher, take a breather after global rally

LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - European shares opened slightly higher on Wednesday, losing some of the momentum that pushed stocks in Asia and on Wall Street to new highs overnight on continued faith in synchronised economic growth around the world.

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UPDATE 1-European shares reverse early losses, DAX immune to political worries

* Aggreko, Melrose among biggest fallers (Adds more stocks, quote)

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Recovery rally for European stocks as cyclicals make a comeback

LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - European shares enjoyed a recovery on Thursday, snapping their longest losing streak since October 2016 as the cyclicals sectors which had driven a market-wide sell-off made a comeback.

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UPDATE 2-European shares mope at 7-week low as disappointing earnings weigh

* Pause in markets "not a big turning point" - BAML (Recasts, adds quote and detail, updates prices at close)

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UPDATE 1-European shares steady above 7-week low as tech and telecoms earnings impress

* Pause in markets "not a big turning point" - BAML (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)

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European shares rise off 7-week low as telecoms earnings impress

LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Encouraging earnings from telecoms companies put European shares on the front foot on Tuesday, helping them recover from a seven-week low hit in the previous session.

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UPDATE 2-European shares suffer worst day since June as earnings underwhelm

* ECB supervisor lifts Italian banks, results help Commerzbank

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European shares open a touch lower as more Q3 earnings pour in

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - European shares opened in negative territory on Thursday, as a flurry of corporate earnings for the third quarter triggered sharp prices moves across some sectors and bourses.

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Earnings support European stocks though banks rein in gains

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Strong company reports bolstered European shares on Wednesday though banking stocks weighed as doubts around U.S. tax reform plans dented investor sentiment in the sector, and Credit Agricole fell after reporting a fall in profits.

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UPDATE 2-European shares take a breather near two-year highs

* SocGen hit by string of broker target price cuts (Adds quotes, closing prices)

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UPDATE 1-Earnings misses put dampener on European shares

* SocGen hit by string of broker target price cuts (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)

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Earnings disappointments mar European share trading

LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - European shares steadied on Monday just off recent highs, following weaker Asian trading as and some earnings disappointments which took the shine off early trading.

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UPDATE 2-European shares edge higher, Altice and Socgen falls weigh

* Renault gets boost as French state trims stake (Adds closing prices)

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European shares edge higher as SocGen weighs on banks after results

LONDON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - European shares crept higher in early deals on Friday as earnings weighed on shares in French bank Societe Generale and Dutch telecoms firms Altice , though gains for tech stocks and carmakers limited losses.

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UPDATE 1-European shares near two-year high; Credit Suisse leads bank gains

* Trading muted as investors await BoE decision (Updates prices, adds detail, quotes)

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European shares hold near two-yr highs before BoE decision

LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - European shares hovered near two-year highs on Thursday, with trading muted as investors battened down the hatches ahead of the Bank of England's policy meeting, though a profit warning from Playtech punctured the calm in early deals.

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UPDATE 2-European shares start November on a two-year high

* VW recovers emission scandal losses (Adds details, closing prices)

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European shares start November on a two-year high, DAX catches up

LONDON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - European stocks reached a two-year high, as corporate results for the third quarter and record highs by U.S. and Asian shares continued to fuel confidence in the market.

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UPDATE 2-European shares cling to 5-month high with October gains

LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - European stocks held at five-month highs on Tuesday, ending October with a 1.8 percent monthly gain, the second in a row, as third-quarter data fuelled confidence in the resilience of equity markets.

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European stocks at five-and-a-half-month high ahead of growth data

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares were at a 5 1/2-month high and Italian bonds were set for their best month in over two years on Thursday, before the release of data expected to underscore the robust improvement in the euro zone's economy.

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European shares hold at 5-month highs as BP buoys oil stocks

LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - European stocks held at five-month highs on Tuesday, supported by a jump in the shares of oil firm BP, which announced buoyant earnings and a share buyback programme, but banking shares were presssured by a fall in BNP Paribas.

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World stocks hit new high as Spain relief, tech rally boost European trading

LONDON (Reuters) - A strong rally in the technology sector helped drive global stocks to a record high on Monday, while a recovery in Spanish markets helped to lift European shares after an opinion poll smoothed investors' concerns over Catalan secession.

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European shares open sideways as earning roll in, Spain rebounds

LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Spanish equities opened 1.4 percent higher on Monday, reassured by weekend demonstrations for a unified Spain and a poll showing a lead for parties opposed to Catalan independence.

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Dovish ECB, earnings, lift European shares to five-month high

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares hit a five-month high on Friday as one the biggest weekly drops in the euro this year buoyed investors' moods.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dovish ECB, earnings, lift European shares to five-month high

LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - European shares hit a five-month high on Friday as one the biggest weekly drops in the euro this year buoyed investors' moods.

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European shares swing sideways as Q3 earnings keep rolling in

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - European bourses and indexes were trading sideways at the opening of markets on Tuesday, as a new set of third-quarter earnings pulled companies' stocks sharply in different directions.

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UPDATE 1-European shares flat as banks weigh, Spain lags again

* Spire soars after rejects Mediclinic offer (Adds more stocks, quotes)

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European shares open sideways, Spain underperforms again

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - European shares opened sideways on Monday, with Madrid's bourse underperforming its peers for another session as the ongoing crisis in Catalonia continued to take its toll.

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Ericsson, Volvo propel European stocks as Spain lags

LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - European shares rose in early deals on Friday, recovering some losses as well-received earnings reports boosted shares in Volvo and Ericsson, though political malaise held back Spanish stocks.

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UPDATE 2-Spanish motorway wars boost European shares as earnings roll in

* Reckitt, Elisa, Zalando fall after results (Recasts, adds details, updates prices)

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UPDATE 1-European shares rise as Q3 earnings roll in, Catalonia weighs on IBEX

* Elisa, Duerr, Zalando dip on results (Adds Q3 results, prices, comments, graphic)

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European shares rise as Q3 earnings roll in

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - European shares opened slightly higher on Wednesday as a flurry of fresh third-quarter results came in, though politics kept Spanish equities in negative territory.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Treasury yields slip on U.S. inflation data, stocks up

* European shares scale 4-month highs, Asia hits latest decade high

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar stays low as stocks cheer latest record streak

* European shares near 4-mth highs, Asia hits latest decade high

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UPDATE 1-European shares trade sideways, Just Eat and Lufthansa shine

* Spain to outperform, says DB research (Adds stocks, quotes)

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European shares trade sideways, Just Eat and Lufthansa shine

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - European shares traded sideways in early deals on Thursday despite new highs in Asia and on Wall Street, with financial shares being the biggest burden and Just Eat the top performer after its merger with Hungryhouse got provisional clearance.

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Spanish stocks jump as Catalonia makes no formal independence declaration

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Spanish stocks led a rebound in European shares on Wednesday as Catalonia's leader stopped short of declaring formal independence from Spain, allaying fears over a constitutional crisis in the region and boosting shares in banks.

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UPDATE 1-European shares falter, LVMH helps luxury sector shine

* Givaudan jumps to record high (Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)

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European shares falter, LVMH results help luxury sector shine

LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - European shares dipped on Tuesday following a slightly weaker session on Wall Street as stocks tired from a streak of record highs, but strong results from luxury group LVMH helped support stocks across the consumer goods sector.

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UPDATE 2-DAX, IBEX push European shares higher as Catalonia worries ease

* Airbus falls amid corruption investigation (Adds closing prices)

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UPDATE 1-DAX, IBEX push European shares higher as Catalonia worries ease

* Airbus falls amid corruption investigation (Adds quotes, prices)

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European shares edge higher, Dax hits new all-time high

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - European shares opened slighly higher on Monday after four consecutive weeks of gains, with Germany's Dax touching a fresh new high, as worries about the situation in Catalonia eased off after Sunday's demonstration against independence.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks little changed, dollar pares losses on data

* European shares slip as Catalonia uncertainty unnerves investors

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks inch higher, dollar pares losses on data

* European shares slip as Catalonia uncertainty unnerves investors

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European bourses dip as Spain, banks suffer from Catalonia crisis

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - European shares dipped on Wednesday despite a new set of record highs overnight on Wall Street, with Spanish and banking stocks suffering from the on-going Catalonia crisis, while Germany's DAX was catching up after a bank holiday, boosted by strong auto stocks.

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UPDATE 1-Spanish banks sink on Catalan vote, European shares gain

* SocGen "buy" boosts Ubi Banca (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon - see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)

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UPDATE 2-European shares score strong month but Catalonia weighs on Spain

* VW slips on N.America settlement provisions (Adds closing prices, details)

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UPDATE 2-European shares steady, helped by Nestle, energy stocks

* Energy sector finds support in crude prices (Recasts, adds details, closing prices)