European shares close sharply lower with comments last night from mining giant BHP about...

|By:, SA News Editor

European shares close sharply lower with comments last night from mining giant BHP about flattening Chinese growth apparently being the excuse for a "risk off" session. Stoxx 50 -1.2%, Germany -1.4%, France -1.3%, Italy -1%, Spain -0.2%, U.K. -1.2%, Euro flat at $1.3231.