AB InBev shares hit two-month high after second-quarter results

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Shares in Anheuser-Busch InBev <ABI.BR> shot up to a two-month high after the world's largest beer maker beat second-quarter earnings expectations via price hikes and trading up to higher priced beers. <ID:L6N0G10MX>

The shares rose by as much as 6.9 percent to 72.40 euros in early trading and were clearly the strongest performers in the FTSEurofirst 300 index <.FTEU3> of leading European stocks.

(Reporting By Philip Blenkinsop)