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Benchmarks were hit by political and inflation concerns.
European stocks were mixed on Friday as Tesco jumps and German automakers drop.
Tesco traded higher in London Friday after it said it will buy food wholesaler Booker Group in a £3.7 billion deal it said will create the U.K.'s leading food business
European slipped in early trading Friday as investors tallied the first wave of this season's quarterly corporate earnings and kept a keen eye on the U.S. dollar.
The supermarket chain is set to file its defense against Manning & Napier's claim.
Tesco trader lower Wednesday after the U.K.'s largest supermarket said it's facing a fresh claim for damages from an investor due to its 2014 accounting scandal.
U.K. stocks fell, weighed down by retailers, while continental stocks rose.
Retail sales in the U.K. fall 1.9% from November, the biggest decline in four and a half years.
Premier Foods issues a profit warning as the fall in the pound hits costs.
Data from the Office for National Statistics shows inflation accelerated faster than expected in December.
The owner of Cadbury says it will increase the price of some chocolate bars by 20%.
Tesco shares drop after festive sales fall behind competitors.
Tesco Thursday posted third-quarter and Christmas sales that were largely in line with analysts' forecasts amid a fiercely competitive U.K. food retail landscape.
Sainsbury's stock surges on a better-than-expected third quarter, but not all signs are positive.
London's FTSE 100 recorded its longest-ever winning streak and a new record high on Tuesday as miners rallied.
The fall in the pound since Brexit forces Premier Foods to increase prices as inflation begins to bite.
Walmart sees sales and market share fall in the U.K.
Walmart's Asda sees sales fall 4.2% in the 12 weeks to Dec. 4.
U.K. food producers and retailers warn on rising costs as Prime Minister Theresa May agrees to reveal her Brexit plans.
German DAX leads the way back up after Italy induced selloff in the morning hours as autos and banks rally.
Black Friday sales nowhere to be seen in Walmart's ailing U.K. division, Asda.
Britons pay an equivalent cost of $5.35 a gallon for gasoline and have some of the highest fuel costs in Europe.
The retailer's Asda unit will concentrate turnaround efforts on better merchandise selection and sharper prices.
Asda sees sales fall by 5% and market share dwindle, according to industry data from Kantar Worldpanel.
In an election rife with hacking fears, security companies such as FireEye and Fortinet could be the real winners.
Investors should keep an eye on French stocks, despite a reputation for bureaucracy.
M&S announces it will close 60 clothing and home stores to focus on Simply Food outlets.