CORRECTED-European shares nudge higher as Nokia gains on HTC settlement

lunes 10 de febrero de 2014 11:09 GYT

(In paragraph 5, corrects analyst's name to .. Lee Simpson .., not.. Lee Robinson)

* FTSEurofirst 300, Euro STOXX 50 both up 0.1 pct

* Nokia top riser after HTC settlement

* Focus on guidance as Yellen speaks this week

By Tricia Wright

LONDON, Feb 10 (Reuters) - European shares inched higher on Monday, led by Nokia's gains after settling patent claims with rival HTC and on relief that Wall Street weathered weak U.S. jobs figures buoyed the broader market.

Finnish handset maker Nokia rose nearly 4 percent in brisk trade after what analysts at Credit Suisse described as a "benchmark win", which they see as paving the way for future licensing deals and higher revenues for Nokia.

The stock was among the top risers on the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300, up 0.1 percent at 1,300.87 points by 0855 GMT, the fourth straight session of gains for the index.

Trading volume in Nokia stood at more than half its 90-day daily average, against the FTSEurofirst on about 10 percent.   Continuación...