European shares extend gains; Prudential rises

LONDON, May 27 (BestGrowthStock) – European shares extended gains on
Thursday, lifted by China denial that it was looking to cut its
holdings of euro zone sovereign debt, and Prudential (PRU: ) rose
on market talk that its deal with AIG’s Asian unit may be off.

By 0955 GMT, the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 (.FTEU3: )
index of top shares was up 2.1 percent at 992.47 points.

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(Reporting by Harpreet Bhal)

European shares extend gains; Prudential rises