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Market summary: Europe

European stocks revived as euro drops, but HSBC, BHP Billiton updates disappoint

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Euro falls on report European lawmakers are ready to break with EU negotiators' position on Brexit. European stocks closed higher Tuesday, aided by a pullback in the euro on news of a potentially favorable development for the U.K. in its Brexit negotiations with the European Union. But stocks did struggle during the session, with heavyweights HSBC PLC and BHP Billiton PLC issuing downbeat financial results as investors returned to the markets after holidays in the U.S. and Asia.

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