European shares flat as weak drugmakers offset strong oils; Commerzbank dips

jueves 29 de septiembre de 2016 12:44 GYT

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* STOXX 600 index ends little changed

* OPEC deal boosts energy shares, drugmakers down

* Commerzbank top DAX loser after dividend halt

* Capita sinks after profit warning

By Danilo Masoni and Atul Prakash

LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - European shares ended flat on Thursday as losses among drugmakers offset energy share gains following an OPEC deal to cut output, while Commerzbank slid after the German lender froze dividend payments.

The European oil and gas index soared 4.3 percent, making its best day in seven months. Tullow Oil jumped 9.8 percent, while heavyweights Royal Dutch Shell, Total and Eni were up 4.2-6.6 percent.

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed on Wednesday to cut output to 32.5-33.0 million barrels per day from around 33.5 million barrels, estimated by Reuters to be the output level in August.   Continuación...