Market report: European shares rise ahead of US jobs data

European shares rose as investors awaited US jobs data which are expected to confirm that the recovery of the world’s largest economy remains intact

1st October, 2015

European shares rose as investors awaited US jobs data which are expected to confirm that the recovery of the world’s largest economy remains intact.

US employers are expected to have added jobs at a brisk pace in September, a sign that the labour market is near full strength and that could push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates at one of its two remaining meetings this year.

By 09:20 a.m., London’s FTSE...

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