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London's blue chip index avoided the Monday blues thanks to gains at a handful of index heavyweights
Automotive and industrial chips offset the declines seen in other segments.
Infineon is expected to post and earnings rebound Thursday as the German chipmaker and Tesla supplier continues to enjoy a boost from its automotive business.
London's FTSE 100 recorded its longest-ever winning streak and a new record high on Tuesday as miners rallied.
Volkswagen's plans to launch an Uber challenger lifts parts supplier shares in Frankfurt.
The German chipmaker predicts sales growth to the automotive sector will outstrip group expansion.
Nissan wants to prepare the car parts supplier for rapidly evolving industry.
The Stoxx 600 has the best session since Sept. 22 as U.S. earnings strength helps extend gains.
German tire maker cuts adjusted Ebit margin, keeps sales outlook
Solid U.K. earnings keep the tone positive ahead of key inflation data.
The figures show a 9.4% growth rate for the industry in the first half.
Twenty-First Century Fox affiliate Sky bucks the negative trend with a soccer-rights victory, while media peer Vivendi declines on a regulatory veto.
The move by the No. 1 global automaker could hasten driverless systems.
NHTSA's Mark Rosekind suspects smartphones are a major factor. Suppliers and the auto industry are rushing to mitigate dangers with technology.
European stocks were mixed Tuesday as the Greek equities selloff entered a second day and as companies from German carmaker BMW to French insurer Axa posted earnings.
European stocks rose on Thursday as the Greek government prepared detailed proposals to secure a third bailout. Stocks were also buoyed by a recovery in China.
The $672 million deal positions the buyer to serve the self-driving car market and preempts a planned restructuring by the seller.
European stock indices rose sharply on Tuesday after a European Central Bank board member said the bank would boost its government-bond buying program, and as the U.K. went into deflation.
Confusion over the German auto maker's direction might be over, at least for now.