European shares briefly turn positive; banks gain

LONDON, May 17 (BestGrowthStock) – European shares reversed losses
to turn briefly positive on Monday morning, with banks regaining
some of the ground they lost in the previous session on euro
zone debt worries.

At 0723 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 (.FTEU3: ) index of top
European shares was down 0.1 percent at 1,013.62 points, but had
risen as much as 0.2 percent to 1,016.78, reversing earlier
losses.

Banco Santander (SAN.MC: ), Societe Generale (SOGN.PA: ),
Standard Chartered (STAN.L: ) and UniCredit (CRDI.MI: ) rose between
0.6 and 1.5 percent.

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(Reporting by Brian Gorman)

European shares briefly turn positive; banks gain