European shares extend fall amid mixed earnings
* FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.2 pct after higher start
* Extends previous day fall as investors digest mixed earnings
* Next, BBVA, SHB up after update
* Weak numbers hit BBVA, BAT, Delhaize
By Francesco Canepa
LONDON, April 29 (Reuters) - European shares gave away early gains to trade slightly lower on Wednesday as investors digested a batch of mixed corporate results from bank BBVA and UK retailer Next, among others.
Better-than-expected numbers from Next, Swedish bank Handelsbanken and Dutch nutritional supplements firm DSM had sent main regional indexes to a higher start.
Yet the early rise quickly fizzled out, with BBVA, British American Tobacco and Belgian supermarket group Delhaize among the biggest drags after disappointing numbers. Continuación...