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LONDON, April 21 (Reuters) - Live coverage of European markets now available on cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets Summary: **French banks among top CAC 40 gainers, presidential election first round imminent **Steel miners rally after downbeat week **Software tops STOXX on Q1 beat **WS Atkins hits record high on SNC-Lavalin buyout **Reckitt Benckiser lags consumer giant peers **Record high for ASM International after Q1 results **Saipem defends results, among top Italian risers **European shares set for weekly loss (Reporting by Helen Reid) ((; +44 20 7542 7748;))

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