Disappointing earnings weigh on European shares



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Oct 19 European shares fell in early deals on Wednesday after a slew of weak updates weighed on British firms Travis Perkins and Reckitt Benckiser , while Akzo Nobel's results were hit by a weak pound.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell 0.4 percent, following a 1.5 percent rise in the previous session.
Building materials supplier Travis Perkins dropped nearly 6 percent and was on track for its biggest daily loss since June after the firm... read more

 
19 October 2016 in World News, Views: 44
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