European shares drop as Fed's inaction fuels economy concerns

viernes 18 de septiembre de 2015 12:32 GYT

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* Euro STOXX 50 down 3 pct, worst decline since Aug. 24

* Auto supplier Hella slumps after profit warning

* Missed M&A deal lifts payment firm Ingenico

* Wall Street lower led by energy stocks

* Greek stocks up, minimal election risk seen for bailout

By Danilo Masoni

MILAN, Sept 18 (Reuters) - European shares fell sharply on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged, fuelling concerns over the global economy and leaving investors guessing about when policy tightening will start.

The Fed kept rates at near zero in a bow to worries about the global economy, financial market volatility and sluggish inflation at home, but left open the possibility of a modest policy tightening later this year.   Continuación...