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European Markets Inched Higher on Lifted Sentiment

21 Feb 2017, 10:32 UTC+00
European stocks were slightly higher, as optimism provided by upbeat manufacturing surveys offset the sharp decline in shares of HSBC following a plunge in the bank's annual pre-tax profit. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.2 percent after previously falling in the session.HSBC slumped 6.5 percent and was on track for its largest one-day decline in eight years...
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