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Casino said first quarter sales growth slowed to 3.1% with French hypermarket sales-growth turning negative amid ongoing strong competition.
Margins at Europe's biggest supermarket operator are under pressure in France, while investors will look for signs of a promised turnaround in Asia when sales figures are released next week.
London benchmarks rise on commodity exposure while Paris and Frankfurt pare losses.
The European Central Bank boosted markets when it sounded a hawkish tone Thursday, but it wasn't enough to offset earlier losses for some benchmarks.
France's major retailers are taking significant hits from domestic markets on their bottom lines amid a persistently weak consumer environment in Europe's second-largest economy.
European stocks slipped after a third consecutive session of declines on Wall Street as investors shifted focus to global energy markets and await a key policy meeting from the ECB.
Carrefour shares fell to a three month low after it posted earnings that were largely in-line with forecasts and kept its dividend unchanged amid weakness in its domestic market.
Investments in this trio of countries, on three different continents, could offer big opportunities if MSCI promotes them to emerging market status.
U.K. stocks fell, weighed down by retailers, while continental stocks rose.
Carrefour shares traded lower in Paris after slowing growth in its home French market offset forecast-beating full-year sales for Europe's largest retailer.
Investors should keep an eye on French stocks, despite a reputation for bureaucracy.
Risk stocks lead European markets higher after Chinese GDP comes in as expected and commodities rise
Shares in the world's second-largest retailer gain as third-quarter international sales rise 4.5%.
European investors are looking for market direction Wednesday following mixed earnings and ongoing economic concerns.
Strong corporate earnings drive post-Brexit rally across Europe.
Spending in France declines by 0.4%, lending weight to concern that terrorism worries are smothering demand.
The retailer warns of a sluggish environment in Europe.
Expect a barrage of key indicators and earnings from companies including Deutsche Bank, LVMH, Diageo and AB InBev.
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European stock markets rise on Friday, following Asia higher.
Firms such as Apple, LVMH, Starbucks and General Mills that export goods to China will lose money as they convert yuan proceeds into foreign currencies. China's exporters will gain.
European stocks were little changed on Friday amid a drop in U.K. consumer confidence and a mixed bag of corporate earnings on the last trading day of July.
European markets rose on Thursday after the Greek parliament approved tough austerity measures demanded of the country by its eurozone creditors in return for an €86 billion ($93.4 billion) bailout.
European stock indices edged higher on Tuesday after a volatile day in Asia, as gauges showed private-sector strength in Germany and the eurozone offset weak Chinese data.
European stock indices are mixed on Friday ahead of U.S. nonfarm payrolls figures.
European markets fall, as a Swiss-led selloff overshadows strong corporate news that lifted stocks from BP to French retailer Carrefour.
European stocks rise as a jump in German business confidence signals an end-of-year rebound in Europe's largest economy.
European stock indices fell on Thursday amid a plethora of earnings reports as eurozone consumer price figures suggested that aggressive central bank tactics haven’t shaken off the specter of deflation.