European shares end little changed; carmakers, travel stocks up

miércoles 23 de septiembre de 2015 13:09 GYT

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* FTSEurofirst 300 index closes flat

* Carmaker Volkswagen ends higher in volatile trade

* Airline IAG lead travel stocks higher after upgrade

* Profit warning sends healthcare firm Coloplast down 5 pct

By Danilo Masoni

MILAN, Sept 23 (Reuters) - European stocks closed little changed in volatile trade on Wednesday, with a rebound in automakers led by Volkswagen and gains in travel stocks offset by weaker banks.

Shares in Volkswagen rose 5.19 percent. It had lost about a third of its value in the previous two sessions after the German carmaker got caught up in a scandal that Deutsche Bank called an "investor's nightmare" and which led to the resignation of CEO Martin Winterkorn.

The United States has accused Volkswagen of rigging its cars to conceal their emissions level when the engines were tested.   Continuación...