European shares advance, Greek stocks hover near 3-year lows

viernes 19 de junio de 2015 06:44 GYT

* Athens' ATG remains close to 3-year lows

* Copenhagen stocks rise after Denmark election result

* Europe bourses in 2015:

* Asset performance in 2015:

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, June 19 (Reuters) - European shares gained ground on Friday, boosted by a rise in French telecom stocks and at steelmaker Thyssenkrupp, although concern over Greece kept a lid on the progress.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 1.1 percent, as did the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index . Germany's DAX advanced 1 percent while France's CAC climbed 1.1 percent.

French telecoms group Numericable rose 4.1 percent, lifted by an upbeat note from broker Kepler, while Orange also progressed 1.8 percent after France announced a mobile spectrum sale.

Thyssenkrupp advanced 3.6 percent after Citigroup upgraded its rating on the stock to "buy" from "neutral".   Continuación...