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European shares and bank stocks fall as Greek worries linger LONDON: European stocks fell on Monday, impacted by a lack of concrete progress on Greece's debt problems, with major banking shares among the worst performers. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index fell 1 percent to 1,529.27 points in early session trading.Germany's DAX retreated 1.5 percent to 11,033.92 points, leaving the DAX some 11 percent below a record high set in April, while France's CAC declined by 1.1 percent.Italy's FTSE MIB equity index also fell 1.3 percent, with banking group Intesa Sanpaolo dropping 2 percent as worries over Greece's debt situation pushed down Italian bond futures.Talks on ending a deadlock between Greece and its international creditors broke up in failure on Sunday, with European leaders venting their frustration as Athens stumbled closer towards a debt default that threatens its future in the euro."There's been no progress on Greece, so I expect European stock markets will undergo further selling pressure in the near-term," ...

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European stocks drop after IMF halts Greek talks LONDON: Europe's main stock markets fell on Friday, the day after the International Monetary Fund pulled its team out of Greece's bailout reform talks saying they were far off reaching a deal.London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies shed 0.67 percent to 6,800.81 points in afternoon deals.In Paris the CAC 40 sank 2.05 percent to 4,869.68 points, while Frankfurt's DAX 30 index lost 1.38 percent to 11,176.72 points compared with Thursday's closing level.Athens' main ...

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Athens stocks plunge 6pc on Greek default fears ATHENS: Athens' main stock index on Friday plunged 6.06 percent a half-hour from closing amid reports that senior eurozone officials have discussed the scenario of a default by Greece if talks with its creditors fail.The Athex composite tumbled to 773.24 points after eurozone officials confirmed they had begun discussing the consequences of Greece not meeting its debt payment, an event that could send it hurtling towards a messy euro exit.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...

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European stocks open lower as IMF halts Greek talks LONDON: Europe's main stock markets fell at the start of trading on Friday, one day after the IMF walked out of Greece's bailout reform talks.In opening trade, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index slid 0.48 percent to 6,814.16 points, Frankfurt's DAX 30 dropped 0.41 percent to 11,286.56 points and the CAC 40 in Paris shed 0.18 percent to 4,962.22 compared with the closing levels on Thursday."European equities are trading moderately lower this morning after yesterday's rally ...

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European stocks climb before IMF warns on Greek debt talks LONDON: European stocks rose Thursday, with Greek shares soaring on optimism that Athens was finally close to a deal with its creditors before the IMF announced they were still "well away" from an agreement.Athens' main index had shot up 8.16 percent to end the day at 823.16 points.Europe's main markets were a bit less optimistic. London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies rose 0.24 percent to close at 6,846.74 points.In the eurozone, the CAC ...

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European stocks climb; Athens surges LONDON: Europe's main stock markets rose Thursday, with Greek shares soaring on hopes that Athens was finally heading towards a deal with its creditors.Athens' main index shot up 7.81 percent to 820.48 points in afternoon deals.Elsewhere, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies rose 0.52 percent to 6,865.74 points and the CAC 40 in Paris soared 1.53 percent to 5,010.60 Frankfurt's DAX 30 index won 1.46 percent to 11,429.48 points compared with Wednesday's closing ...

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Athens stocks surge 5.47pc as optimism rises on debt talks ATHENS: Athens shares leapt 5.47 percent at open on Thursday, boosted by hopes that Greece could be close to a deal with its creditors on a rescue deal.The optimism came after Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agreed with the leaders of France and Germany to intensify efforts for a bailout deal aimed at preventing Athens from defaulting.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...