European shares get earnings lift, shrug off Greece

martes 21 de abril de 2015 04:32 GYT

* FTSEurofirst 300 up 1.1 pct

* Publicis, Actelion, Sky, ARM up over 4 pct after results

* Credit Suisse shares fall, brokers cite capital concerns

* Greek worries have little impact beyond Athens market

* Additional inflows on horizon from investors -fund mngr

By Lionel Laurent

LONDON, April 21 (Reuters) - A raft of positive company earnings updates pushed European stock markets higher on Tuesday, with investors shrugging off broader market worries about Greece's stalemate with international creditors.

Publicis, Sky, ARM Holdings were all up more than 4 percent after reporting results, with the overall picture of a weaker euro and improving economic conditions - driven by the European Central Bank's bond-buying stimulus plan - drawing investment flows into equity markets.

European companies are heading for their best earnings season in four years, sharply outperforming their U.S. counterparts on the back of a weak euro and improving economic conditions.   Continuación...