European shares rise to three-month high in thin trade *Infineon soars after results, dividend beat expectations. MILAN/ LONDON, Nov 26- European shares hit fresh three-month highs on Thursday, rising in thin trade as expectations grew for aggressive European Central Bank action next week. A solid quarterly report from chipmaker Infineon and a rebound in metal prices also provided support.
| By: Danilo Masoni and Alistair Smout
UPDATE 3-Infineon says IR integration ahead of plan, eyes fresh M&A FRANKFURT, Nov 26- German chipmaker Infineon's integration of its $3 billion acquisition of International Rectifier is running ahead of schedule, the company said on Thursday, helping it to report better than expected profits and leaving it free to consider its next move in a rapidly consolidating industry. Strong fourth-quarter results and comments by...
| By: Harro Ten Wolde and Eric Auchard
European shares rise on ECB stimulus hopes; Infineon shines *Infineon soars after results, dividend beat expectations. MILAN, Nov 26- European shares rose on Thursday, helped by growing expectations of aggressive European Central Bank action next week, while a solid quarterly report from chipmaker Infineon and a rebound in metal prices also provided support. "Infineon has proven surprisingly resilient and is...
| By: Danilo Masoni
European shares edge higher; Infineon, miners lead MILAN, Nov 26- European shares edged higher in early deals on Thursday, with a solid quarterly report from Infineon and gains among mining stocks on a rebound in metal prices providing support. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was up 0.4 percent by 0826 GMT, having gained 1.4 percent in the previous session, while the Euro STOXX 50 was up 0.3 percent.
UPDATE 1-Renesas shares boosted, Infineon unmoved, by tie-up report TOKYO/ FRANKFURT, Nov 20- German chipmaker Infineon Technologies has shown interest in investing in Japanese chip firm Renesas Electronics, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, sending shares of Renesas soaring but leaving Infineon nearly unmoved. Some analysts and bankers said the leaks say more about Renesas' desire not to be left out of a global...
| By: Makiko Yamazaki and Harro Ten Wolde