Miners help European shares snap 5-day losing streak, Zodiac rallies
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* FTSEurofirst 300 index ends up 0.9 percent
* Zodiac soars on reassuring update, bid talk helps
* Zara owner Inditex lifted by strong update
* British housebuilders fall on Brexit concerns
By Sudip Kar-Gupta and Danilo Masoni
LONDON/MILAN, June 15 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Wednesday after a five-day losing streak caused by jitters over next week's British referendum on European Union membership, with a reassuring earnings update and bid talk boosting Zodiac Aerospace.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index ended up 0.9 percent and the STOXX 600 index rose 1 percent. Both had fallen to their lowest levels in nearly four months on Tuesday and are down around 10 percent on the year to date.
Mining stocks were among the best performers, with Anglo American and Antofagasta up by more than 6 percent, as metal prices advanced. Continuación...