European Stocks Advance; Maurel & Prom Surges

U.K. stocks advanced, following five months of gains for the FTSE 100 Index, as Lloyds Banking Group Plc and British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc reported better-than- estimated earnings.
HSBC Considers Return to HK as Revenue Misses
24:27 - HSBC first quarter revenue missed estimates. The results come as the bank tries to recover from tax and money laundering scandals. The bank is also considering returning to its roots, by moving back to Asia. Bloomberg’s Zeb Eckert reports on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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