European shares fall as Richemont takes shine off luxury stocks

viernes 6 de noviembre de 2015 07:24 GYT

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* Richemont falls after warning of challenging H2

* Syngenta rises on reports of possible DuPont deal

* Cement maker CRH rallies as UBS upgrades sector

* U.S. jobs data due at 1330 GMT

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - European stock markets were lower by midday on Friday, with luxury goods stocks among the worst performers after Richemont warned of tough times ahead.

Shares in Swiss agriculture company Syngenta rose more than 3 percent after media reports of a possible deal with DuPont.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was down 0.46 percent and was set to end the week little changed, while the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index fell 0.44 percent. Germany's DAX was down 0.19 percent.   Continuación...