European shares rise, led higher by Carlsberg

miércoles 11 de noviembre de 2015 05:24 GYT

* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.8 pct

* Ahold, Henkel also rally after results

* Osram slumps after new strategy poorly received

* Overall earnings picture remains mixed

By Alistair Smout

LONDON, Nov 11 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Wednesday, boosted by a spate of well-received earnings reports, with beverage firm Carlsberg higher after its new management outlined restructuring plans.

Denmark's Carlsberg rose as much as 9 percent after it said it would book a $1.4 billion impairment charge and cut staff to return to growth. Analysts welcomed the steps, adding that the brewer's earnings contained no negative surprises.

Shares in the brewer were last up 7.5 percent.

The FTSEurofirst 300 rose 0.8 percent, with Carlsberg the top riser, building on a rise of 0.2 percent in the previous session.   Continuación...