European shares slip, hitting a two-month low

jueves 10 de diciembre de 2015 05:15 GYT

* FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.3 pct

* Retailers, tech shares under pressure

* Aixtron slumps after order slashed

* Glencore rises on debt cut plan, lifts miners

By Alistair Smout

LONDON, Dec 10 (Reuters) - European shares fell for a third straight session on Thursday, touching a two-month low, with retailers and tech firms under pressure even as commodity shares stabilised.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 fell 0.3 percent to 1,426.02, having touched its lowest level since mid-October. It is down 2.2 percent this week.

Volatility, a crude measure of investor fear, rose to hit its highest level in nearly a month.

The FTSEurofirst 300 is down around 6 percent in December, falling after the European Central Bank disappointed markets with only limited stimulus measures earlier this month.   Continuación...