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Barclays posted weaker-than-expected full year earnings Thursday and reduced its bonus pool as the U.K. lender came to the end of its ongoing restructuring program.
European stocks continued to advance as solid corporate earnings and better-than-expected full year economic data from Germany boosted risk sentiment in a week that has been dominated by political uncertainty.
On Thursday, February 23, investors await quarterly results from Kohl's Corporation and Nordstrom.
Paris and Frankfurt rose but London was hit by worse than expected earnings at HSBC