European shares pegged back by Greek angst

miércoles 11 de febrero de 2015 13:41 GYT

* Greek shares surrender some of Tuesday's gains

* FTSEurofirst 300 falls 0.3 pct to 1,483.69 points

* Capital concerns weigh on UniCredit

* Yara rises after profit and dividend increase

By Sudip Kar-Gupta and Blaise Robinson

LONDON/PARIS, Feb 11 (Reuters) - European shares slipped on Wednesday, with investors uneasy over how euro zone ministerial meetings on Greece's debt crisis will pan out, while a fall in UniCredit weighed on bank stocks.

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis headed for a showdown with euro zone finance ministers after his new leftist-led government won a parliamentary confidence vote for its refusal to extend an international bailout.

National Bank of Greece dropped 9.1 percent and Bank of Piraeus shed 3.2 percent, dragging Athens' benchmark ATG equity index 4 percent lower following an 8 percent rise on Tuesday.

Europe's FTSEurofirst 300 index closed down by 0.3 percent at 1,483.69 points.   Continuación...