European shares rebound on corporate results and takeover activity

martes 28 de julio de 2015 12:43 GYT
 

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* Europe bourses in 2015: link.reuters.com/pap87v

* Asset performance in 2015: link.reuters.com/gap87v

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) - European shares rebounded on Tuesday, lifted by strong company results and corporate takeover activity after falling in the previous five sessions due to concerns over China's growth.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index closed up 1.1 percent at 1,545.79 points. The index had tumbled in the last five sessions and touched a two-week low on Monday.

The euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index rose 1.2 percent. Both the FTSEurofirst and the Euro STOXX are up around 13 percent so far in 2015.   Continuación...