European shares dip as Carlsberg warns on Russia profits
* FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.1 pct
* Carlsberg warns of deteriorating conditions in Russia
* Heineken surges after forecast-beating results
* Luxottica falls on reports CEO to step down
* Infineon weak; poised to buy U.S. chipmaker - source
By Tricia Wright
LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - European shares dipped on Wednesday, ending a two-day rally, with investors rattled by Carlsberg's warning that profits would fall this year due to deteriorating conditions in Russia.
Further souring the market mood was the spectre of a major central bank raising interest rates as soon as at the start of next year after Bank of England minutes showed two of the bank's nine rate-setting policymakers voted for a hike this month.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is set to release minutes from its July 29-30 policy meeting at 1800 GMT which could give insight on its outlook for interest rates. Continuación...