European shares hover near two-month low
* 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...