KONFRONTASI - European shares hit three-month highs on Thursday, rising in thin trade as expectations grew for aggressive European Central Bank (ECB) action next week.
A solid quarterly report from chipmaker Infineon and a rebound in metal prices also provided support.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index closed up 0.9 percent at 1,516.25 points, its highest level since August. However, volumes were just 65 percent of its 90-day average.
Wall Street was closed for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.