Europe shares fall on Ireland bailout talk, China

LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - European shares ended lower on Friday after talk of a fresh interest rate rise in China spooked investors and sent macro-sensitive commodity stocks tumbling, although gains in the euro zone periphery helped cap losses. The FTSEurofirst 300 provisionally closes down 0.4 percent at 1,104.00 points, while Britain's FTSE ends down 0.3 percent, France's CAC-40 slides 1 percent and Germany's DAX ends up 0.1 percent. In the euro zone periphery, Spain's IBEX closes up 0.8 percent, Portugal's PSI rose 0.6 percent and Ireland's ISEQ advanced 0.4 percent. (Reporting by Simon Jessop) Keywords: MARKETS EUROPE STOCKS/ (simon.jessop@thomsonreuters.com; +44 (0) 207 542 5052; Reuters Messaging: simon.jessop.reuters.com@reuters.net) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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