European shares recover from losses as euro weakens

martes 10 de noviembre de 2015 13:27 GYT

* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.2 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.2 pct

* Vodafone rises after strong results, Vallourec drops

* Portuguese stocks underperform on political uncertainty (Adds closing prices)

By Danilo Masoni and Alistair Smout

MILAN/LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - European shares turned higher on Tuesday in volatile trade, supported by a weak euro even as losses among commodity stocks and political uncertainty in Portugal weighed.

Vodafone rose almost 4 percent after the British phone group reported a better-than-expected acceleration in second-quarter revenue growth, helping it nudge its annual expectations towards the top of its guidance.

Experian was the top riser on the FTSEurofirst 300 , up 7.5 percent after it beat first half earnings expectations.

In all, 50 percent of STOXX 600 companies that have reported earnings have beaten or met expectations, Thomson Reuters Starmine data showed.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 was up 0.2 percent at 1,484.50, with the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index up the same amount.   Continuación...