Stocks ekes out gains as oil fluctuates; Banco Popular tanks 26.5% – CNBC

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U.K. travel group Thomas Cook outperformed, finishing up 3.3 percent; while fellow U.K. firms Whitbread and Carnival both closed over 2.5 percent down, after going ex-dividend.

Marks and Spencer ended 2.2 percent lower, after Jefferies, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, Investec and Exane BNP Paribas all cut their target price on the stock, following the retailer’s latest earnings report.

Overseas, U.S. markets traded in a narrow range around Europe’s close while in Asia, markets finished mostly mixed to higher.

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Stocks ekes out gains as oil fluctuates; Banco Popular tanks 26.5% – CNBC