European shares at highest level since 2000 as euro slips again

April 10, 2015 11:14 AM

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LONDON/PARIS, April 10 (Reuters) - European shares powered ahead to their highest level since 2000 on Friday as the euro weakened to its lowest since mid-March.

At 1048 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.6 percent at 1,639.57 points, surpassing its 2007 peak and taking its gains so far this year to 20 percent.

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