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BP, Deceuninck, ING Groep, Taylor Wimpey: Europe Equity Preview

Shares of the following companies may have unusual moves in European trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses.

The Stoxx Europe 600 Index rose 0.7 percent to 269.94. The Stoxx 50 Index gained 0.4 percent to 2,537.44. The Euro Stoxx 50 Index, a benchmark measure for nations using the euro, climbed 0.8 percent to 2,715.05.

Aeroports de Paris (ADP) : The operator of Roissy and Orly airports entered a co-operation agreement with Schiphol Group NV and Incheon International Airport Corp. The shares rose 1 percent to 62.41 euros.

Barclays Plc (BARC) : Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, a member of the royal family of Abu Dhabi, decreased his stake in Barclays Plc to below 7 percent, the U.K.-based bank said in a statement today. The stock rose 0.2 percent to 228 pence.

BP Plc (BP/) : The oil and petrochemicals company said it extinguished a fire on the Valhall production platform off the coast of Norway. The shares gained 0.7 percent to 456.50 pence.

Deceuninck NV (DECB) : Europe’s third-largest maker of plastic window frames may say second-quarter sales rose to 160 million euros ($227 million) from 156.1 million euros a year earlier, according to the average of two analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. The shares increased 2.3 percent to 1.77 euros.

ING Groep NV (INGA) : A group of investors including Chilean entrepreneur Alvaro Saieh and Mexico’s Grupo BAL is in talks to buy ING’s Latin American pension business, which may fetch $3 billion or more, people with knowledge of the matter said. ING shares climbed 3.6 percent to 7.86 euros.

Macintosh Retail Group NV (MACIN) : The owner of Dolcis and Manfield shoe stores said it plans to sell its Halfords shops and expects to complete the disposal before the end of the year. The shares dropped 1.2 percent to 15.81 euros.

Marks & Spencer Group Plc (MKS) : Chief Executive Officer Marc Bolland said he received “big support” from shareholders for his plans to expand online and in markets outside the U.K. The stock dropped 2.5 percent to 363.8 pence.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc (RBS) : The U.K.’s biggest government-owned lender said it agreed to a partnership for a 1.4 billion-pound fund with Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies to manage U.K. commercial real-estate loans. The stock declined 1.3 percent to 35.52 pence.

Taylor Wimpey Plc (TW/) : The U.K.’s second-largest homebuilder by volume said total proceeds from the sale of its North American unit were $1.2 billion and the transaction was completed today. The shares fell 0.5 percent to 36.85 pence.

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