European shares edge up led by Adidas, SocGen; commodity stocks dip
* FTSEurofirst 300 index up 0.3 pct
* Commodity shares among top fallers
* Adidas, SocGen up on solid earnings
* Adecco slumps on surprise loss
By Danilo Masoni and Atul Prakash
MILAN/LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - European shares edged higher on Thursday led by solid earning reports from Adidas and Societe Generale, while commodity-related stocks were hit by a stronger dollar.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was up 0.27 percent, while Britain's commodity-heavy FTSE index underperformed to fall 0.44 pct.
Adidas rose 5.6 percent as the world's second-biggest sportswear firm raised its full-year outlook for sales and profits after third-quarter sales growth beat market expectations.
"Brand Adidas has seen a turnaround with new initiatives and products. It is back to gain market share even in the United States," said Kelper Cheuvreux analyst Jurgen Kolb. Continuación...