|Day Low/High||0.00 / 0.00|
|52 Wk Low/High||11.55 / 19.69|
RWE shares surged in Germany Friday on speculation that the country's second biggest utility could combine with France's Engie in a deal that could be worth $55 billion.
European benchmarks surged Monday as commodity prices rebounded, boosting the resources sector, while political risks were also seen to have receded further.
Corporate earnings and economic growth weighed in London, while reporting companies and rising inflation had a mixed effect in the eurozone.
Last week's missile strike and an increasingly unpredictable French election race saw investors take risk off the table Monday
Geopolitical tensions remained at the top of the agenda for investors.
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
OPEC-induced unease, a pending FOMC decision, French politics and Brexit all weighed on sentiment in 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.
Stocks in Frankfurt and London rose on Tuesday, while other major benchmarks closed in the red.
Benchmarks were hit by political and inflation concerns.
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.
A production cut pushes beleaguered producers and services firms higher.
London stock markets lead as real estate and consumer stocks rise, buoyed by earnings and economic data.
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.
German Dax leads the board with 0.4% gain.
European stocks hit three-month high due to gains made after payroll miss.
Better than expected economic data helps push Spain's IBEX and London's FTSE 250 higher, but many other indices close in the red.
Friday's strong finish failed to save stock markets from a second week of losses.
Oil continues to slide, while house builders take a battering in the U.K. after a report of slowing house price growth.
The German utility maintains its 2016 forecast but says earnings from trading will be significantly lower.
Which stocks will be most favored by the corporate-bond purchases?