European shares fall as ArcelorMittal and Man Group slide

viernes 6 de mayo de 2016 12:51 GYT

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* FTSEurofirst 300 closes down 0.3 pct

* U.S. nonfarm payrolls increase less than forecast

* But some analysts see less risk of U.S. rate rise soon

* ArcelorMittal falls after keeping guidance unchanged

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, May 6 (Reuters) - European shares fell on Friday, with steelmaker ArcelorMittal and hedge fund Man Group among the worst performers.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index closed 0.3 percent lower at 1,303.30 points. The FTSEurofirst is down around 9 percent so far in 2016.

European stock markets had initially fallen to session lows after data which showed that the U.S. economy added 160,000 jobs last month, the fewest in seven months and well below the 202,000 forecast in a Reuters poll.   Continuación...