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... * FTSEurofirst 300 recovers after sharp fall. * Deutsche Bank, Italy lenders lead bank rebound. * Unibet surges after results (Adds details, updates prices).
A consortium of Chinese Internet-focused investors—Golden Brick Silk Road, Kunlun and Qihoo 360—have put in an offer to buy mobile software and advertising player Opera for $1.2 billion.
The entertainment conglomerate, led by CEO Jeff Bewkes, also raised its dividend, but its stock declined in pre-market activity. Time Warner, the entertainment conglomerate that owns Warner Bros.
LONDON European stocks rose on Wednesday, rallying after losses in Asia, as concerns about the health of banks that have hammered shares globally in recent days eased and oil prices recovered from Tuesday's steep falls.