EU shares lower, Asia mixed

|By:, SA News Editor

European shares are mostly lower following some surprisingly poor industrial output data out of Italy and the eurozone as a whole. Stocks were higher earlier in the session.

EU Stoxx 50: -0.1%, London -0.1%, Paris -0.3%, Frankfurt -0.2%, Madrid +0.1%, Milan -0.7%.

In Asia, Japan -0.3%, Hong Kong +0.1%, China +0.6%, India -1.5%.