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European shares gain on defensives, but still down for the week

* China cuts 5-year loan prime rate by 15 bps * STOXX ends week lower, erases big declines from earlier * Richemont cautious on China growth * Other luxury stocks slide May 20 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Friday, with a boost from defensive sectors after hopes of an economic recovery in major trading partner China were bolstered by more cent
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European shares rally as China c.bank stimulus lifts recovery hopes

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) May 20 (Reuters) - European shares opened higher on Friday, as hopes of an economic recovery in major trading partner China were bolstered by more central bank stimulus, but a gauge of regional shares was set to end the week lower on recessi
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European shares lower as retailers, food and beverage stocks lead falls

* Dismal Target, Walmart results bring growth worries * Nestle, Diageo, Unilever slip between 2.7% and 4.5% * HomeServe jumps on $5 billion offer * Valneva jumps on EU's nod for COVID-19 vaccine By Susan Mathew May 19 (Reuters) - European shares slumped 1.5% on Thursday, stretching declines to the second straight session, as dismal results from big
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Retailers drag European shares lower after overnight Wall St jolt

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) May 19 (Reuters) - European shares slumped on Thursday, following a sharp sell-off on the Wall Street overnight, as dismal results from retailers underlined the hit from surging inflation on the world's biggest economy. Tracking U.S. peers,
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European shares deepen fall on inflation worries

* UK inflation hits 40-year high * Euro zone inflation still at record high * Euronext surges on profit beat * Commerzbank rises on reports of merger talks with UniCredit * TUI slide on shares sales announcement By Susan Mathew May 18 (Reuters) - European shares slipped on Wednesday led by technology stocks as worries about inflation and monetary p
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European shares flat as inflation woes offset earnings cheer, China recovery hopes

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) May 18 (Reuters) - European shares were flat in early trade on Wednesday, as some strong earnings and hopes about China's economic recovery were offset by worries about inflation and monetary policy tightening. Utilities .SX6P led gains, up
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European shares end up over 1% on China COVID relief, positive forecasts

* Shanghai reports three days of no new COVID-19 cases * ENGIE, Daimler Truck jump after earnings * Equinor edges lower By Susan Mathew and Shreyashi Sanyal May 17 (Reuters) - European shares ended higher on Tuesday, on hopes that demand in China could be sustained as authorities looked to relax COVID-19 restrictions as investors also welcomed upbe
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European shares open higher on China COVID relief

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) May 17 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Tuesday and were set to extend gains to a third straight session, on hopes that demand from China could be sustained as authorities looked to relax COVID-19 curbs. The pan-European STOXX 600 index .
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Yields slip, stocks struggle as economic fears grow

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK, May 16 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday as downbeat Chinese and New York state data kindled recession fears, but the 10-year Treasury note's yield staying firmly under 3% spurred hopes the Federal Reserve will prudently hike interest rate hikes. Chinese retail and factory activity fell sharply in April as COV
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Yields slip, stocks struggle as economic fears grow

* Graphic: Global asset performance Link * Graphic: World FX rates Link By Herbert Lash NEW YORK, May 16 (Reuters) - Stocks on Wall Street were mixed on Monday as downbeat Chinese and New York state data kindled recession fears, but the 10-year Treasury note's yield remained firmly under 3%, spurring hopes the Federal Reserve will refrain from furt
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European shares flat after weak China data, miners limit fall

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * China's April retail sales slip almost twice more than forecast * Vodafone rises as UAE telco take 9.8% stake * Valneva plunges, says may have to reassess guidance * Miners lead sectoral gains across Europe By Susan Mathew May 16 (Reuters)
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European shares slip as weak China data stokes recession fears

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) May 16 (Reuters) - European shares opened lower on Monday, with French stocks down almost 1%, as alarmingly weak economic data from China fanned global recession fears. The pan-European STOXX 600 index .STOXX fell 0.6% by 0715 GMT on Monday,
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European stocks mark positive end to volatile week

* STOXX 600 rises for first week in five * Casino jumps as TotalEnergies, Engie eye renewables arm * Vestas slides after Berenberg downgrade May 13 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Friday, closing higher for the first time in five weeks, as a bout of bargain hunting took over after worries about aggressive monetary policy tightening and slowing
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European stocks find support at the end of volatile week

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) May 13 (Reuters) - European shares rose in early deals on Friday, stabilising at the end of a volatile week dominated by worries over hot inflation and aggressive monetary policy tightening. The pan-European STOXX 600 index .STOXX rose 0.7%
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European stocks fall as rate hike worries seep back in

* STOXX 600 briefly hits lowest since March 8 * Siemens drops as it takes hefty charge * Russian gas flows to Europe via Ukraine fall By Sruthi Shankar May 12 (Reuters) - European stocks slumped on Thursday, with most cyclical parts of the market coming back down, a day after U.S. inflation data fuelled worries about the impact of rising interest r
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European stocks slump after Wall St rout on rate hike worries

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) May 12 (Reuters) - European stocks slumped on Thursday, echoing sharp losses on Wall Street overnight, after U.S. inflation data fuelled concerns about the impact of bigger interest rate hikes on economic growth. The continent-wide STOXX 600
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European stocks log best session in 6 weeks as cyclicals roar back

* Swedish Match up on $16 bln bid from Philip Morris * ECB's Lagarde cements rate hike expectations * Bayer drops on setback in Roundup dispute * U.S. consumer price gains slow but inflation still hot By Sruthi Shankar and Shreyashi Sanyal May 11 (Reuters) - European stocks locked in gains for a second straight session on Wednesday as strong earnin
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European stocks extend rebound ahead of U.S. inflation data

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) May 11 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Wednesday, extending a rebound from two-month lows hit earlier this week, as investors awaited U.S. consumer price data for cues on whether inflation was peaking. The continent-wide STOXX 600 index
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European stocks stage comeback from two-month lows

* Swedish Match soars on buyout news * STOXX 600 down 6.7% so far in May * Germany's ZEW data not encouraging By Sruthi Shankar and Shreyashi Sanyal May 10 (Reuters) - European stocks rose from two-month lows on Tuesday, as bargain hunters returned to buy beaten-down shares following a bruising selloff on worries about a sharp slowdown in global ec
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European stocks claw back some losses after sharp selloff

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) May 10 (Reuters) - European stocks bounced back from two-month lows on Tuesday, with broad-based gains as bargain hunters lent support after a sharp selloff on worries about slowing economic growth. By 0717 GMT, the pan-European STOXX 600 in
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