European shares get earnings lift, shrug off Greece

April 21, 2015 8:32 AM

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LONDON, April 21 (Reuters) - A raft of positive company earnings updates pushed European stock markets higher on Tuesday, with investors shrugging off broader market worries about Greece's stalemate with international creditors.

Publicis, Sky, ARM Holdings were all up more than 4 percent after reporting results, with the overall picture of a weaker euro and improving economic conditions - driven by the European Central Bank's bond-buying stimulus plan - drawing investment flows into equity markets.

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