European shares edge ahead led by Ryanair, William Hill; energy stocks down

lunes 25 de julio de 2016 12:33 GYT

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* STOXX 600 up 0.2 pct, DAX outperforms after IFO survey

* Ryanair rallies on bullish outlook

* William Hill surges on bid interest

* Monte Paschi plunges as stress test result looms

* Oil & gas index biggest sectoral faller

By Sudip Kar-Gupta and Danilo Masoni

LONDON/MILAN, July 25 (Reuters) - European shares inched higher on Monday, with low-cost airline Ryanair climbing after it issued a bullish outlook while shares in William Hill surged on bid interest from its rivals.

The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.2 percent, but came off earlier highs as oil & gas shares extended losses after crude prices fell to 2-1/2-month lows.   Continuación...