European shares rise after China rebound and glimmer of hope on Greece
* FTSEurofirst 300 up 2.3 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 2.8 pct
* Italy's FTSE MIB enjoys best day since January
* Miners up on rally in metals prices, Chinese shares
* A.B. Foods gains as it maintains current year guidance (Adds detail, updates closing prices)
By Liisa Tuhkanen
LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Thursday, supported by miners after a rally in metals and Chinese stocks, while some investors were betting Greece's creditors will look positively at reform proposals and finally agree a debt deal.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index closed 2.3 percent up at 1,511.64 points.
The euro zone's Euro STOXX 50 index added 2.8 percent, while Germany's DAX advanced 2.3 percent and Spain's IBEX gained 2.7 percent. Italy's FTSE MIB enjoyed its best day since early January, climbing 3.5 percent.
In a speech to the European Parliament, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for a fair deal after EU leaders gave him five days to come up with convincing reforms. Continuación...