LONDON, April 26 (Reuters) - European shares slightly
trimmed losses in late trade on Friday as U.S. consumer
sentiment data beat expectations, helping revive investor
appetite after a string of poor economic numbers earlier in the
The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's final April
consumer sentiment index was revised up to 76.4 compared to a
preliminary figure of 72.3 and consensus expectations of 73.2.
The FTSEurofirst 300 index of pan-European shares
slightly trimmed its losses after the U.S. data to trade 0.3
percent lower at 1,197.38 points.