French telecom stocks underperform steady European equity markets

miércoles 24 de junio de 2015 04:14 GYT

* Shares in Numericable, Bouygues, Altice slump

* Bouygues rejects Altice offer for telecoms arm

* Greek shares slip after gains in last two sessions

* Europe bourses in 2015:

* Asset performance in 2015:

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - European stock markets were steady on Wednesday, consolidating gains made this week on expectations of a Greek debt deal, although French telecoms stocks slumped after Bouygues rejected a bid for its telecom arm.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index and the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index were both flat, after solid gains made in the last two sessions that pushed the FTSEurofirst to a three-week high.

Bouygues fell 7.7 percent after the conglomerate's rejection of the Altice offer for its telecoms division.   Continuación...