European shares suffer worst weekly loss since early September

viernes 13 de noviembre de 2015 13:38 GYT

* FTSEurofirst falls 0.8 pct to 1,457.91 points

* FTSEurofirst posts worst weekly loss since early Sept.

* Syngenta surges on reported takeover approach

* Ferragamo drops after weak results

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - European shares fell on Friday, weighed down by some weak corporate earnings, to record their worst weekly loss in around two months.

Syngenta, however, jumped 5.3 percent after Bloomberg reported that China National Chemical Corp was in talks to buy the world's largest agrichemical company, although its initial offer of nearly $42 billion was rejected.

Asked about the report, a ChemChina spokeswoman said the company had nothing to announce, while Syngenta declined to comment.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index slid 0.8 percent to 1,457.91 points. The index fell 2.7 percent over the course of the week, its worst weekly drop since early September.   Continuación...