(Reuters) – European equities backtracked on Monday following a fierce week highlighted by US-China trade tensions and Italy's political turmoil, with a bidding war for German lighting group Osram possibly heating up deals in the region.
The pan-European index STOXX 600 () climbed 0.8% and all subsectors rose, but trading was still thin as most key markets in Asia were closed for vacation.
The bidding war for Osram (DE 🙂 became more intense after Swiss-listed sensor specialist AMS (S 🙂 said it was ready to pay 1
Osram shares were up 10%, while AMS shares fell 9%.
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