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By Sudip Kar-Gupta
LONDON, May 9 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Monday, bouncing back after two weeks of losses and supported by gains in crude oil prices and in the German stock market.
Oil prices rose on Monday after Canada's most destructive wildfire in recent memory knocked out over a million barrels in daily production capacity.
The firmer oil price enabled the STOXX Europe 600 Oil & Gas Index to advance 0.1 percent.
The broader STOXX Europe 600 index and the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index were both up by 1.1 percent. Continuación...