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While Continental stocks reversed losses convincingly, London remained under pressure as ex-dividends weighed
London stocks were the exception after being pushed lower by a stronger sterling and political upset in South Africa.
European Stocks Pushed Lower as 'Trump Trade' Fizzles
Both of London's indices set records on Friday while Frankfurt and Paris were also buoyant.
European stocks held onto modest gains Wednesday as investors set positions ahead of a key rate decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve and results from national elections in the Netherlands.
E.ON said Wednesday it may sell a series of assets in order to cut its €26 billion debt pile after writedowns pushed Germany's biggest utility into a record loss.
The Dax rose following a strong performance from the automotive sector, but both London and Paris slumped.
The investment bank predicts the German utility will gain more than 20% over the coming year as dividends grow and as speculation about a possible takeover mounts.
London's FTSE 100 set another record thanks to an extended rally in commodity stocks and buoyant retailers.
Germany's top court rules E.ON, RWE and Vattenfall can claim compensation for Germany's decision to scrap its nuclear power plants.
London stock markets lead as real estate and consumer stocks rise, buoyed by earnings and economic data.
As evidence mounts that Germany is shouldering the eurozone growth burden, investors will be scrutinizing data from France and Italy.
Friday rally rounds off a volatile week for European markets as risk stocks lead the way back up.
German utility companies will pay a less-than-expected levy to manage storage of nuclear waste.
Oil gathers pace as U.S. markets climb to positive territory.
European stocks hit three-month high due to gains made after payroll miss.
The FTSE 100 is the only European market to end the day in positive territory.
Futures recover from Asia session, now pointing to a modest positive open.
The utility stands by its full-year forecast as revenue declines by 11%.
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Results bulletins are due out from utilities E.ON and RWE, and tour operator Tui.
Further gains among mining stocks propel the London benchmark but indices elsewhere are subdued.
Shell continues to rise, while grocer Sainsbury flip-flops after quarterly sales data.
Grocer Ahold counters a negative mood dominated by "Brexit" worries and weak commodity prices.
Earnings losers include E.ON, Carlsberg and JCDecaux, though Deutsche Post delivers pleasing quarterly figures.
The German utility is staking its future on renewables and will split off its power station and energy trading business later this year.