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Monday, Sep 9
EU shares mixed
- European stocks are mixed and seem to be failing to gain any significant lift from China's better-than-expected trade data.
- "European shares remain under some pressure due to the ongoing uncertainties of the situation in Syria and the increasing likelihood of U.S. QE tapering," says Richard Hunter, head of equities at London-based Hargreaves Lansdown.
- BG Group (BRGXF.PK) is -4.6% after the oil and gas producer said next year's output will be lower than initially expected, partly due to the turmoil in Egypt.
- EU Stoxx 50 -0.1%, London flat, Paris -0.4%, Frankfurt +0.1%, Milan +0.2%, Madrid -0.5%.