European shares extend ECB-led rally led by carmakers

viernes 23 de octubre de 2015 06:28 GYT

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* FTSEurofirst 300 up 1.6 pct, DAX up 2.2 pct

* Stock markets extend ECB-inspired rally

* Drop in euro buoys sectors such as carmakers

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By Danilo Masoni and Sudip Kar-Gupta

MILAN/LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - European shares extended a rally on Friday, led by carmakers as investors speculated there could be more monetary support from the European Central Bank (ECB).

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 1.6 percent, building on a 2.1 percent gain in the previous session, while the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index also advanced 1.7 percent.   Continuación...