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Miners, defensive drugmakers lift European shares

Tweet European shares edged up on Monday, as heavyweight miners rose on strong metals prices and defensive drugmakers and tobacco firms gained on concerns over the impact of rising inflation on growth prospects. Gains, however, were kept in check by falls on the German DAX index .GDAXI, as sentiment was hit by data showing a drop in German manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) in January, despite strong numbers from the services sector. [ ... Jump to full article >>