European shares slip as weak commodity prices weigh on markets

LONDON, Rabi’I 19, 1437, December 30, 2015, SPA — European stock markets fell on Wednesday, as weak commodity prices impacted the shares of mining and energy companies, Reuters reported.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index fell 0.3 percent, while the euro zone’s blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 declined by 0.4 percent.

Britain’s blue-chip FTSE 100 index fell 0.5 percent while Germany’s DAX weakened by 0.3 percent.
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