U.S., European shares gain

European shares got a boost Friday from a favorable U.S. jobs report for November while U.S. shares benefited from a favorable jobs report for November. The Stoxx Europe 600 index edged up 0.13% to 279.17, and the S&P 500 added 0.29% to close the week at 1,418.07. Looking ahead in the U.S., shares might be under pressure this week as investors anticipate the possibility of higher taxes in 2013.

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