European shares led higher by Casino; Burberry slumps
* FTSEurofirst 300 up 1.3 percent
* Good set of results lifts French retailer Casino
* Burberry slumps as China slowdown leads to sales miss
* Eyes on earnings and U.S. consumer prices data (Adds detail)
By Danilo Masoni and Alistair Smout
MILAN/LONDON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Thursday, bouncing back after three days of losses, with retailer Casino and consumer goods maker Unilever lifted by positive results.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was up 1.3 percent at 1,423.68 points, while the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index rose 1.4 percent.
Mining stocks were the top sectoral gainer in Europe, helped by London copper prices approaching a four-week high, with investors betting on a continued easy monetary policy environment.
U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest drop in eight months in September as the cost of gasoline fell, confirming a low-inflation environment. Continuación...