M&A boost sends European shares to highest since July 2007

April 9, 2015 3:33 PM

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LONDON, April 9 (Reuters) - European shares rose to their highest since July 2007 on Thursday on the prospect of more corporate deals, as well as figures showing a strong recovery in Europe's auto sector and robust German data.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index provisionally closed up 1 percent to 1,628.46 points, hitting its highest level since July 2007 and taking its gains so far this year to 19 percent.

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