Global shares mixed, awaiting cues from central bankers

A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP / Eugene Hoshiko)

By Youkyung Lee, The Associated Press, June 27, 2017 

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Shares slipped in early European trading and were higher in Asia on Tuesday as investors awaited remarks by the U.S. and European Central Bank chiefs.

KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX dropped 0.9 per cent to 12,657.32 and the CAC 40 of France lost 1.1 per cent to 5,240.43. The FTSE 100 of Britain lost 0.4 per cent to 7,416.87. Wall Street looked poised for a slow start, with Dow futures down 0.1 per cent and S&P futures 0.2 per cent lower.

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