RPT-European shares, Bunds edge up after mixed US data

Fri Feb 1, 2013 1:55pm GMT

LONDON Feb 1 (Reuters) - European shares slightly extended gains and German Bund futures edged higher on Friday after mixed U.S. data which featured strong upward revisions to previous months' job creation figures alongside a pick up in the unemployment rate.

German Bund futures edged higher after the report to last trade 10 ticks up on the day at 142.00.

The FTSEurofirst 300 was up 0.4 percent at 1,168.79 points by 1334 GMT.


After wave of QE, onus shifts to leaders to boost economy

DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.