European shares rise as ARM leads tech stocks higher
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* STOXX 600 index closes up 0.2 pct
* ARM rises over 40 percent after Softbank bid
* Sector peers Dialog, AMS also among top gainers
* But Turkey unrest weighs on BBVA and TUI
By Sudip Kar-Gupta
LONDON, July 18 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Monday as technology stocks climbed after a bid for Britain's ARM , enabling markets to offset concerns over unrest in Turkey that weighed on some travel and financial stocks.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index closed up 0.2 percent.
The STOXX 600 is down around 7 percent so far in 2016 but is 10 percent above a low point reached in June after financial markets slumped in the immediate aftermath of Britain's shock vote on June 23 to leave the European Union. Continuación...