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  • 12 February, 2015

    European equity markets get defensive YTD

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  • 06 February, 2015

    European equity markets find their mojo in January: Russell Indexes

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  • 30 January, 2015

    UK equity market strong – but not as strong - as other European nations YTD as of 27 January

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  • 26 January, 2015

    Greek equity market exhibits familiar behavior on eve of elections: Russell Emerging Markets Index

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