European shares fall as China concerns still weigh

miércoles 26 de agosto de 2015 03:57 GYT

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By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, Aug 26 (Reuters) - European shares fell on Wednesday, tracking declines in other markets as concerns about China's economy persisted, with bank and mining stocks lagging.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which rose 4.3 percent on Tuesday, fell 2 percent, as did the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index.   Continuación...