More on McDonald's (MCD): Comparable store sales in Europe are still soft, shedding 2% in...

|About: McDonald's Corporation (MCD)|By:, SA News Editor

More on McDonald's (MCD): Comparable store sales in Europe are still soft, shedding 2% in January, but Asia is the driver behind the headline drop in global sales. Continuing deterioration in Japan and the chicken contamination scare in China both contributed to the malaise in the region. With analysts already calling for a 1.1% drop, and many of the Asian headwinds transitory, the report isn't a shocker. MCD -0.1% premarket.