10 shares shaking off the eurozone gloom

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The FTSE 100 is down 10.1% on where it stood at this time last year. The 10 blue-chip shares listed below have advanced, on average, 19.5%. The average yield for this portfolio of winners is 2.9% and each one pays a dividend.

It seems that, no matter how bad an economy gets, some companies will thrive. Similarly, even in a bear market for equities, some shares will advance significantly.

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