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MILAN, Sept 2 European shares were little changed in early deals
on Friday, as investors awaited for key U.S. jobs data later in the day for
clues about the Federal Reserve's next interest rate hike.
By 0709 GMT, the pan-European STOXX index was up 0.01 percent,
following a flat close in the previous session.
SBM Offshore plunged 10 percent, leading STOXX losers, after
prosecutors in Brazil rejected a deal allowing the Dutch oil-ship lessor to
avoid prosecution for corruption related to contracts with oil group Petrobras.
Accor was among the biggest gainers, up 3.1 percent, boosted by an
upgrade from Barclays, while Rocket Internet fell 9 percent after the
German e-commerce investor reported a first-half consolidated loss.
(Reporting by Danilo Masoni)