European shares climb as Glencore, Arcelor lift mining stocks

lunes 5 de octubre de 2015 04:28 GYT

* Paris outperforms after French PMI data

* Glencore rallies, Arcelor rises on Citi upgrade

* Lisbon up after Portuguese election

* K+S slumps after Potash withdraws bid

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Monday, with Glencore and ArcelorMittal pushing up mining stocks and French economic data lifting the Paris stock market.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 2.2 percent. The euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index advanced 2.5 percent.

Lisbon's benchmark PSI-20 index rose 1.9 percent after Portugal's centre-right government on Sunday won an election, albeit without a majority.

France's CAC gained 2.7 percent after data showed that French services activity accelerated in September more than previously thought.   Continuación...