European shares drop
Wall St weakness moved investors to cash in, analysts said07 April, 19:49
In Milan, the FTSE-Mib outperformed other European indexes for most of the day, only to lose 0.84% in the last few minutes to close at 21,988 points.
The FTSE All-Share lost 0.77% to close at 23,457 points. In the Greek capital, the ATHEX index closed down 0.45% at 1,308.84 points while in Madrid, the IBEX index lost 0.66% to end at 10,606.20 points.
The three worst-performers were the Parisian CAC-40 index, which dropped 1.08% to end the trading day at 4,436.08 points, London's FTSE-100 index ( down 1.09% at 6,622.84 points), and the Frankfurt DAX index, which plunged 1.91% to close at 9,510.85 points.