European shares slip as German data disappoints

viernes 7 de agosto de 2015 12:39 GYT

* German DAX falls as industrial output disappoints

* U.S. Sept rate hike still seen on cards after jobs data

* Monte Paschi posts second consecutive quarter of profit

* Europe bourses in 2015:

* Asset performance in 2015:

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - European stocks fell on Friday, weighed down by the German market after an unexpected fall in industrial output there, while jobs data reinforced expectations of a U.S. interest rate rise soon.

Germany's DAX fell 0.8 percent. The DAX is down about 7 percent from a record high reached in April, although it is up nearly 20 percent from the start of the year.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index and the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index retreated by 0.9 percent and 0.8 percent respectively.   Continuación...