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British Energy takeover refusal helps equities lower
2 Aug 2008 source: financemarkets.co.uk

... European equities markets saw declines Friday. In London, the FTSE 100 was down 1.06 percent to 5,354.7 while the FTSE 250 dropped 0.19 percent to 8,839.9. Utilities were lower after power...

HBOS gains over 5 percent on session
1 Aug 2008 source: financemarkets.co.uk

... European equities markets were mixed Thursday after new US data showed that the economy grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter and the highest number of new unemployment claims were...

ArcelorMittal up on 2Q profits
31 Jul 2008 source: financemarkets.co.uk

... Gains in European equities markets Wednesday were led by the steel sector as ArcelorMittal (Euronext: MT; NYSE: MT; BMAD: MTS; LuxSE: MT), the world’s largest steel company, added 8.27 percent on...

British Airways gains on merger talks
30 Jul 2008 source: financemarkets.co.uk

... Most European equities markets saw gains Tuesday on reports that consumer confidence was up in July in the United States as well as on more declines in oil prices. In London, the FTSE 100 added 0.12...

Antofagasta leads miners higher in London
29 Jul 2008 source: financemarkets.co.uk

... European equities markets Monday were lower Monday on concerns that there will be more losses for banks in the credit crisis and that the global economy will continue to slow because of those losses...

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