European stocks fall as investors lose taste for Carlsberg

miércoles 19 de agosto de 2015 03:58 GYT

* FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.8 pct, Euro STOXX down 0.9 pct

* Carlsberg falls after cutting profit forecast

* Fed minutes due at 1800 GMT

* Europe bourses in 2015:

* Asset performance in 2015:

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - European stock markets fell on Wednesday, extending a recent losing streak on the back of persistent worries over China, while brewer Carlsberg slumped after cutting its outlook.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which had its worst five-day run in more than a month last week, fell 0.8 percent. The euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index also declined by 0.9 percent.

Carlsberg was the worst-performer on the FTSEurofirst, falling 7 percent after cutting its profit forecast.   Continuación...