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Positive earnings give Eu shares a boost however SocGen weighs

Positive earnings give Eu shares a boost however SocGen weighs. LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – Eu shares rose on Thursday, buoyed with perfect results from companies involving insurance heavyweights Munich Re (MUVGn.DE) & Generali (GASI.MI), When Societe Generale (SOGN.PA) fell after its deputy chief executive officer unexpectedly resigned.
SocGen shares fell as much as 4.3 % to their lowest standard in further than two months, however staged a late healing to finish drop 0.7 percent.
Munich Re (MUVGn.DE) shares rose 2.8 % after the world’s largest reinsurer lifted its 2018 profit forecasts & told it planned to purchas back one bn euros in shares.
Dufry (DUFN.S) shares fell 6.2 % after results, with traders attributing the drop to a lack of clarity on its dividend plans.
Overall, fourth-quarter earnings for the STOXX 600 are foreseen to promote 15.8 % from Q4 2017, & further companies than usual have beaten earnings & income estimates.

Positive earnings give Eu shares a boost however SocGen weighs

LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – Eu shares rose on Thursday, buoyed with perfect results from companies involving insurance heavyweights Munich Re (MUVGn.DE) & Generali (GASI.MI), When Societe Generale (SOGN.PA) fell after its deputy chief executive officer unexpectedly resigned.
SocGen shares fell as much as 4.3 % to their lowest standard in further than two months, however staged a late healing to finish drop 0.7 percent.
Munich Re (MUVGn.DE) shares rose 2.8 % after the world’s largest reinsurer lifted its 2018 profit forecasts & told it planned to purchas back one bn euros in shares.
Dufry (DUFN.S) shares fell 6.2 % after results, with traders attributing the drop to a lack of clarity on its dividend plans.
Overall, fourth-quarter earnings for the STOXX 600 are foreseen to promote 15.8 % from Q4 2017, & further companies than usual have beaten earnings & income estimates.

 

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Eu shares

 

Europe: leverage earnings give Eu shares a boost

Referring to [MILAN] Eu shares rose in early trading on Thursday helped with good-looking results from companies involving insurance heavyweights Munich Re & Generali & Old Mutual.
Their shares all rose further than one per cent, pushing Europe’s insurance index to lead sectoral gainers & helping the pan-European STOXX 600 index height 0.3 per cent with 0811 GMT.
Top gainer on the STOXX was English valve producer Spirax-Sarco Engineering, up 3.3 per cent after it announced better-than-expected full-year revenues & profit.
sentifi.com Market voices on:Societe Generale was a weak spot in a leverage banking sector, drop 2.5 per cent, after the French bank declared the unforeseen departure of its deputy chief executive Didier Valet.
Among country benchmarks, UK’s FTSE was up 0.2 per cent & Germany’s DAX added 0.5 per cent.

 

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Eu shares

 

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