European shares set for best week in a month

viernes 20 de noviembre de 2015 08:09 GYT
 

(Updates prices)

* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.1 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.1 pct

* BAE Systems continues rally after Investec upgrade

* Oerlikon surges as sells vacuum business

* Galp, Abertis fall after stake sales

By Alistair Smout

LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - European shares steadied near three-month highs on Friday, with a benchmark index set for its best week in a month, although the rally was held in check by sales of large stakes in some leading firms.

The FTSEurofirst 300 was up 0.11 percent to 1,503.76 points, having touched its highest since August on Thursday. It is up around 3 percent so far this week, putting it on track for its best week since October.

Tourism stocks have lagged the market, hit by security concerns thrown into sharp focus by last Friday's attacks in Paris. Air France, down over 6 percent in the last two weeks, has experienced some reduction in traffic but it is too early to say how severe the impact of the attacks on bookings will be, a company source said.   Continuación...