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

viernes 6 de noviembre de 2015 13:37 GYT
 

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* Pan-European index up 0.27 pct, DAX up 0.92 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 ended 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 ended up 0.27 percent and the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index gained 0.6 percent, while Germany's export-heavy DAX outperformed to gain 0.92 percent.

A robust job report for October pointed to a stronger labour market and boosted prospects the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month, sending Wall Street shares lower in the first hours of trading.   Continuación...