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Sliding banks put an end to European stocks' winning streak

European shares broke a four-day winning run on Thursday, with banks reeling from the prospect of near-zero interest rates for a prolonged period, while a technology stock sell-off continued on Wall Street, piling pressure on European tech shares.

Retail gains support European stocks, Fed in focus

A fourth day of gains in retail stocks nudged European equities higher on Wednesday as Zara-owner Inditex posted a quarterly profit, although UK blue-chip stocks came under pressure after a surge in the previous session.

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Markets

FTSE 100 » 6,007.05 -0.71%
Euro Stox » 1,429.67 -0.62%
S&P » 3,319.47 -1.12%
Nikkei 225 » 23,360.30 +0.18%
GB 10YR
+0.186
+0.002
DE 10YR
-0.486
-0.003
JP 10YR
+0.020
+0.007
GBP / USD » 1.2914 -0.01%
EUR / GBP » 0.9162 +0.00%
GBP / JPY » 135.0200 +0.00%
Symbol 4 wk rating
change
Current mean
rating
JFJ.L 5.00to3.00 Hold
HZM.L 2.00to1.00 Buy
MCB.L 2.50to2.00 Outperform
Symbol 4 wk rating
change
Current mean
rating
LOK.L 1.00to1.50 Buy
SURS.L 1.00to1.50 Buy
GAW.L 1.00to1.33 Buy