European shares pare gains after U.S. ISM data

LONDON Mon Dec 3, 2012 10:08am EST

LONDON Dec 3 (Reuters) - European shares trimmed gains in afternoon trading on Monday after a report showed that U.S. manufacturing unexpectedly contracted in November.

At 1507 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.4 percent at 1,123.27 points after rising up to 1,128.65, the highest level in 17 months.

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