Miners lead European shares up, Zodiac zooms higher

miércoles 15 de junio de 2016 04:37 GYT

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* Shares rise after five-day losing streak

* Zodiac surges after higher sales, reassuring outlook

* British housebuilders fall on Brexit concerns

* STOXX 600 still down around 10 pct in 2016

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) - European shares rose early on Wednesday after a five-day losing streak caused by jitters about next week's British referendum on European Union membership, with Zodiac Aerospace surging after posting higher sales.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 1 percent, as did the pan-European STOXX 600 index. Both had fallen to their lowest levels in nearly four months on Tuesday and are down around 10 percent year to date.

Mining stocks were among the best performers, with Anglo American and Antofagasta up by more than 3 percent, as copper prices advanced.   Continuación...