European shares edge higher after strong U.S. jobs data

viernes 6 de noviembre de 2015 11:18 GYT

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* Pan-European index up 0.15 pct, DAX up 0.75 pct

* Syngenta rises on reports of possible DuPont deal

* Richemont falls after warning of challenging H2

* Cement maker CRH rallies as UBS upgrades sector

By Danilo Masoni and Sudip Kar-Gupta

MILAN/LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - European stock markets edge higher on Friday after stronger than expected U.S. jobs data boosted the dollar, lifting export-oriented stocks like autos, although Cartier brand-owner Richemont plunged after warning of tough times ahead.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was up 0.15 percent and the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index gained 0.24 percent, while Germany's export-heavy DAX outperfomed to gain 0.75 percent.

A robust job report for October pointed to a stronger labor market and boosted prospects the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month, ending years of easy monetary policy and prompting Wall Street to open lower on Friday.   Continuación...