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Last week in telecoms: index down 3.6% as M&A continues

Monday 24 December 2018 | 07:00 CET | News
The Telecompaper index of European telecoms shares fell 3.6 percent in week 51, underperforming the general market as per the EuroStoxx 50 index, which closed off 3.0 percent. Significant news items came in the M&A market and Spain. Of the 73 shares in our basket, just 18 are up for the year.

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Companies: Altice Europe / Deutsche Telekom / Digi / Euskaltel / Forthnet / Freenet / Huawei / Iliad / Intelsat / Iridium / KPN / Liberty Global / MegaFon / Netflix / Rostelecom / Sprint / Swisscom / Tele Columbus / Telefonica / TIM / Tiscali / T-Mobile US / Vivendi / Vodafone / VodafoneZiggo / Wind Tre
Countries: Europe
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