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The firings are expected to take place in early September.
Price action came despite losses in commodity markets and after the G20 event drew to a close in Hamburg without geopolitical upset.
The agenda was dominated by eurozone economic data, the anniversary of Britain's vote to leave the EU and a political summit in Brussels on Friday.
Commodity markets, economic growth and the potential for a broad tightening of monetary policy in the developed world over the coming quarters recaptured investors' attention Thursday.
European benchmarks rose Tuesday as fallers from the previous session paired losses and concerns over political risks receded, in favor of a renewed focus on economic data and monetary policy.
Britain's general election could hammer the pound if voters fail to deliver a majority government to parliament, some analysts have cautioned.
The German Air Force is seeking warplane replacements for its current fleet.
Commodity exposure drove London higher, Paris broke even and Frankfurt dipped
London benchmarks rise on commodity exposure while Paris and Frankfurt pare losses.
BAE Systems, a key supplier to both U.S. and British defense departments, rose on Friday morning
The contract between BAE Systems and the Army will extend over the next four years.
The U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to rate hikes lifted commodity stocks and London's benchmarks while politics and earnings boosted continental Europe.
Banks and commodity stocks pared losses Monday, while arms firms received a boost late in the day from President Trump's plans for the defense budget.
The weapons manufacturer and F-35 partner saw sales and earnings grow ahead of consensus.
The weapons manufacturer, and F35 partner, saw sales and earnings grow ahead of consensus
The U.K.'s top business leaders have painted a pessimistic view of Brexit, with more than half of respondents in a survey saying that it is already having a negative impact.
Strong U.S. wage growth helped European markets reverse losses.
The U.S. President-Elect's tax and stimulus aims have boosted stocks in Europe as investors place bets on extended Trump Rally.
U.S. military spending is seen likely to rise after voters hand a mandate to the Republicans.
Rathbone announces a rights issue to plug a capital gap after the pension deficit widens in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Following the collapse of British Home Stores, industry bodies are calling for action to prevent future M&A from sinking distressed pensions
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