European shares rise, Bunds fall on Syria report

LONDON, Sept 10 Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:25am EDT

LONDON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - European shares hit fresh session highs while German Bund futures extended losses on Tuesday, with traders attributing the move to a report of Syria accepting a Russian proposal on chemical weapons.

The FTSEurofirst was up 1.2 percent at 1,242.78 points by 1121 GMT, just off the session high of 1,243.17.

German Bund futures extended losses to a session-low of 136.82, down 80 ticks on the day.