European shares pare gains; banks fall

LONDON, Nov 1 (BestGrowthStock) – European shares pared gains on
Monday morning, ahead of Wednesday’s announcement by the U.S.
Federal Reserve on monetary easing.

At 1012 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 (.FTEU3: ) index of top
European shares was up 0.1 percent at 1,087.39 points, having
earlier been up as high as 1,094.74.

Although miners retained much of their early gains, most
banks were lower.

Banks to fall included Banco Santander (SAN.MC: ) and
UniCredit (CRDI.MI: ), down 1.6 and 0.9 percent respectively.
(Reporting by Brian Gorman)

European shares pare gains; banks fall