European shares steady near 8 month highs

miércoles 7 de septiembre de 2016 04:50 GYT

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* STOXX Europe 600 falls 0.1 percent

* Banks drop again, continue losing run

* German industrial production sees steepest fall for 23 months

* Ashtead surges after lifting outlook

* Just Eat falls after Amazon launches rival delivery service

By Alistair Smout

LONDON, Sept 7 (Reuters) - European shares remained just off an 8 month high on Wednesday, supported by a rise in Weir Group and well-received company results which helped to counteract weak data out of Germany.

The STOXX Europe 600 edged down 0.1 percent to 349.25. The index hit its highest level since January on Monday, before weak data from the United States saw it fall back in the previous session.   Continuación...