European shares dip as earnings disappoint
Trading updates from Danish drugmakers Novo Nordisk and Lundbeck and Switzerland's Vifor Pharma shares losses of 4.4 percent, 10 percent and 5.4 percent respectively.
European shares dipped on Wednesday as corporate earnings failed to lift sentiment soured by trade tensions, as the United States prepares to begin collecting tariffs on another $16 billion in Chinese goods.
Shares in French supermarket retailer Casino also fell heavily, down 9 percent after broker Bernstein cut the stock to "underperform".
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