European Shares End Choppy Session Lower, Tech Outperforms

(Reuters) – European shares fell for a fourth straight session on Tuesday due to losses in British blue chips and weak euro zone inflation data, while the technology sector outperformed on gains in major Apple suppliers.

Apple (AAPL.O) suppliers in the region rose after the iPhone maker was reported to have asked suppliers to make at least 75 million 5G phones for later this year, propping up the technology index .SX8P.

STMicroelectronics (STM.PA), Dialog Semiconductor (DLGS.DE), Infineon Technologies (IFXGn.DE) and ASML (ASML.AS) were up between 1% and 4%. Read more…..


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