RPT-OPEC and Draghi drag on European shares

jueves 2 de junio de 2016 12:51 GYT
 

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* ECB keeps rates on hold; no supply ceiling from OPEC

* Voestalpine and Johnson Matthey rise after results

* Greece underperform's on ECB's waiver delay

* Spanish banks buoyed by HSBC comments

By Alistair Smout

LONDON, June 2 (Reuters) - Euro zone shares gave away early gains on Thursday after OPEC failed to agree an output ceiling for oil and the European Central Bank revised its inflation and growth forecasts only slightly higher.

The euro zone blue chip Euro STOXX 50 turned lower to close down 0.2 percent. The pan-European STOXX 600 and FTSEurofirst 300 edged up 0.1 percent.

Oil and gas shares among the top sectoral fallers, down 0.5 percent after an OPEC delegate told Reuters that OPEC was not changing its output policy, meaning the organisation had failed to agree a new production ceiling.   Continuación...