European Politics: A Reason to Invest or Avoid?
European shares advanced, after posting their second consecutive weekly gain, as miners surged and investors awaited the next batch of corporate earnings. A gauge of commodity producers posted the biggest increase of the 19 industry groups on the Stoxx Europe 600 Index as metals prices gained. Royal Philips NV climbed 3 percent after reporting a 14 percent increase in third-quarter profit on improved performances at its personal health and diagnosis and treatment businesses. Investec Asset Management Head of Multi Asset Income John Stopford discusses the outlook for European stocks and investment strategy with Guy Johnson in London and Caroline Hyde in Berlin on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open." (Corrects title of guest in description.)