Firmer energy shares lift European stocks although VW falls
* FTSEurofirst 300 and Euro STOXX 50 up 0.1-0.2 pct
* Shell and BG shares rise
* VW falls as emissions scandal widens
* StanChart and UBS shares also drop
By Sudip Kar-Gupta
LONDON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - A rise in energy shares propped up European stock markets on Tuesday, although Volkswagen fell after an emissions scandal that has hit the German carmaker widened.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index and the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index advanced by 0.1 and 0.2 percent respectively.
Shell forecast higher savings from its planned takeover of BG, boosting shares in both energy groups , while Swiss travel retailer Dufry climbed 5 percent after reporting higher sales and profits.
VW shares fell 3 percent after an emissions scandal that has beset the German company widened to include its luxury brands Porsche and Audi. Continuación...