Europe stocks start week boosted by telecoms, Chinese stimulus

April 20, 2015 11:23 AM

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LONDON, April 20 (Reuters) - European shares got the week off to a positive start on Monday, thanks to deal-making in the telecoms sector and stimulus from China, though it was not enough to erase the losses from Friday's sharp sell-off.

In focus for markets this week will be a raft of first-quarter trading updates from European companies, which are heading for their best earnings season in four years on the back of a weak euro and improving economic conditions.

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