European shares hover near two-month low

jueves 10 de diciembre de 2015 10:52 GYT

* FTSEurofirst 300 flat

* Retailers, tech shares under pressure

* Aixtron slumps after order slashed

* Glencore rises on debt cut plan, lifts miners (Update to mid-session)

By Alistair Smout

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

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 was flat at 1,430.63 points, having touched its lowest level since mid-October.

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...