European shares close mixed, with big shots all over the wires today ahead of a meeting of EU...

|By:, SA News Editor

European shares close mixed, with big shots all over the wires today ahead of a meeting of EU finance ministers this evening. At issue is Greece, whose funding needs are shockingly growing again. Stoxx 50 -0.2%, led on the downside by Spain, -0.9%. Finishing higher was Germany, which eked out a 0.1% gain. The euro flat at $1.2712.