Share report: Stocks rise after two days of losses

European stocks rose after two consecutive days of declines amid turmoil in Iraq. Investors were also awaiting a US Federal Reserve policy decision, due tomorrow.

17th June, 2014
In Dublin, the Iseq dropped 0.25%

European stocks rose after two consecutive days of declines amid turmoil in Iraq. Investors were also awaiting a US Federal Reserve policy decision, due tomorrow.

The Stoxx Europe 600 added 0.3 per cent by the close of trading in London, closing at its lowest level since June 5, as fighters from an al-Qaeda breakaway group clashed with Iraqi government forces near Baghdad and US President Barack Obama said that he is considering air strikes.

National benchmark indexes gained...

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