European shares slip as Banco de Sabadell skids, though Vodafone climbs

viernes 22 de julio de 2016 12:32 GYT

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* Spain's Banco de Sabadell slumps after profit warning

* But Vodafone rises after Q1 revenue figures

* STOXX up off post-Brexit lows, but still down 7 pct in 2016

By Kit Rees and Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) - European stock markets slipped on Friday, weighed down by falls at Spain's Banco de Sabadell , though Vodafone gained after its update.

The pan-European STOXX 600 was down by 0.1 percent while the similar FTSEurofirst 300 was flat at the close.

Banca de Sabadell slumped 7.5 percent after the Spanish bank warned on its year-end profit.

Shares in British mobile operator Vodafone climbed 4.6 percent after reporting better-than-expected business figures, while Finland's Metso Oyj, an industrial machinery company, rallied 3.7 percent on the back of several broker upgrades.   Continuación...