European shares fall on weak China data, ASML slides after results

miércoles 14 de octubre de 2015 04:04 GYT

* FTSEurofirst 300 and Euro STOXX 50 down around 1 pct

* ASML slides after Q3 results

* Skanska warns of impact on earnings from writedowns

* New business in-flows lift Hargreaves Lansdown shares

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - European shares fell on Wednesday as new concerns about deflationary pressures in China impacted equity markets, while technology group ASML and builder Skanska slid after weak business updates.

Data on Wednesday showed that consumer inflation in China eased more than expected in September while producer prices fell for the 43rd straight month.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index fell 1 percent while the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index declined by 1.1 percent.

Germany's DAX also fell 1.2 percent, leaving the DAX some 20 percent below a record high reached in April.   Continuación...