Thomson ReutersFebruary 22, 2013 05:15
* FTSEurofirst up 0.7 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.9 pct
* Equities recover after sharp fall on Thursday
* Fears over Italy, central bank help seen short-lived
* Mining stocks lead broad-based equity rally
By Sudip Kar-Gupta
LONDON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - European shares rebounded on Friday, with traders scooping up stocks such as miners on the back of earlier falls, on expectation that worries over Italy and an end to central bank stimulus would be short-lived.