European shares fall as weak earnings hit Pearson and Marine Harvest
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* STOXX 600 falls, index down around 8 pct in 2016
* Pearson drops sharply after trading update
* Italian banks outperform on merger activity
By Sudip Kar-Gupta
LONDON, Oct 17 European shares fell on Monday as weak-looking business updates from firms such as media group Pearson and Norwegian seafood company Marine Harvest weighed on the market.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell 0.7 percent, with the index down by... read more
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