European shares led down by Dialog and BHP; Athens outperforms

miércoles 4 de mayo de 2016 09:59 GYT
 

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* FTSEurofirst 300 falls 1 percent

* Dialog Semiconductor down on outlook cut

* BHP Billiton and other mining stocks also fall

* But SocGen, Moller-Maersk rise after results

* Athens outperforms as Morgan Stanley turns bullish

By Sudip Kar-Gupta and Danilo Masoni

LONDON/MILAN, May 4 (Reuters) - European stocks fell on Wednesday, hovering near three-week lows, with shares in Dialog Semiconductor slumping after it cut its revenue outlook and BHP Billiton stock dropping on news of a lawsuit filed against it in Brazil.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which fell 1.7 percent on Tuesday, was down 1 percent by 1341 GMT.   Continuación...