European equities fell on Tuesday as investors ignored solid data from Germany and eyed possible US military intervention in Syria, sending the price of safe-haven gold soaring.
Brokers monitor market movements at the BGC Partners firm in London. European stock markets fell on Tuesday, mirroring losses in Asia and overnight on Wall Street, as investors factored in possible US military intervention in Syria.
In afternoon trading in London, the FTSE 100 index of leading shares dropped 0.64 percent to stand at 6,450.56 points, as dealers in returned to their desks after a three-day holiday weekend for Britain.
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