European share markets end Wednesday’s session on lower note| MENAFN.COM

Tuesday, 31 January 2023 09:17 GMT

European share markets end Wednesday’s session on lower note


(MENAFN) European shares ended in negative territory on Wednesday.

The STOXX Europe 600, which contains nearly 90 percent of the market capitalization of the European market in 17 nations, was the lowest performer of the session, decreasing 1.31 points, or 0.29 percent, to reach 452.07.

The UK's FTSE 100 dropped 12 points, or 0.16 percent, to close the day standing at 7,744. Germany's DAX 30 declined by 11 points, or 0.08 percent, to reach 15,081.

France's CAC 40 recorded a 6.6 points, or 0.09 percent, fall to end at 7,043.

Italy's FTSE MIB dropped 9 points, or 0.03 percent, to reach 25,875. Spain's IBEX 35 lost 9.6 points, or 0.11 percent, to close reaching 8,957.

International benchmark Brent crude sold at USD86.25 a barrel as of 9.24 AM regional time (0624 GMT), a 0.15 percent rise from the ending price of USD86.12 per barrel in the last exchange session.

The American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) sold at USD80.46 a barrel at the same time, a 0.39 percent earn following the prior session ended standing at USD80.15 per barrel.

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