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Most European stocks rose, as many market participants are awaiting a decision on interest rates, the Bank of England and the ECB.
Stoxx Europe 600 Index (SXXP) rose 0.2% to 293.97.
Note that, according to most experts predicted, the ECB will keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a record low of 0.75%, while the Bank of England, it will remain at 0.5%. As economists suggest that the volume of the program to purchase assets of the Bank of England will remain at 375 billion pounds.
Aggreko value rose 11% to 1.956 pence, while showing the biggest gain since March 2009, after the company said that in the next five years, the average income growth is likely to be "double".
Carrefour shares rose 3.6% 22.15 euros after it became known that the annual current operating income fell by 2.6% to 2.14 billion euros, exceeding the forecasts of experts at the level of 2.070 billion euros.
Cost Adidas AG rose 3.7% to 74.33 euros, reaching the highest price since November 1995. The second-largest sporting goods maker said profit and forecast increase in sales this year, and also said to increase dividends by 35%.
Shares of Aviva (AV /) fell by 12% to 315.5 pence, showing the biggest drop since March 30, 2009. The second-largest UK insurer by market value, said it will not pay bonuses to its executive directors or raise fees in 2013 after cutting its second half dividend by 44 percent. The company will pay a final dividend at the rate of 9 pence per share in 2012, compared to 16 pence in the previous year.
FTSE 100 6,455.59 +27.95 +0.43%
CAC 40 3,792.92 +19.16 +0.51%
DAX 7,941.77 +22.44 +0.28%
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