(Reuters) – European shares fell on Tuesday on fears that Britain was in danger of leaving the European Union without a trade agreement, with energy firms and technology stocks among the biggest decliners.
FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, September 4, 2020. REUTERS/Staff
The oil & gas sub-index .SXEP tumbled 3.7% marking its worst day in nearly 11 weeks, as oil prices plunged over 8% on demand worries. [O/R]
As tech firms on Wall Street deepened a selloff from last week, European tech stocks .SX8P slipped 2.1%, giving back a chunk of the previous session’s gain. [.N]
“Stocks in Europe had free rein yesterday as the U.S. exchanges remained closed because it was Labour