European shares drop as Athens bourse slides

martes 5 de mayo de 2015 12:57 GYT

(Updates with closing prices)

* Athens' ATG index falls 3.9 pct on Greek debt worries

* FTSEurofirst 300 falls 1.6 pct to 1,555.46 points

* U.S. trade deficit grows

* UBS rises after quarterly profit almost doubles

* Asset performance in 2015:

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, May 5 (Reuters) - European shares fell on Tuesday as renewed concerns over Greece's finances weighed on the region's stock markets.

Athens' benchmark ATG equity index fell 3.9 percent on worries over a deadlock in Greece's attempts to strike a deal with its international creditors.   Continuación...