Tuesday, January 8, 2013

European shares, euro dip ahead of data rush

European shares and the euro dipped on Tuesday after an unexpected slump in German exports set a negative tone ahead of other data that will fill out the picture of the region's economic health.

Euro zone sentiment, employment and retail sales are due at 1000 GMT and economists have forecast a slight improvement.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/08/us-markets-global-idUSBRE88901C20130108