Canada's benchmark S&P/TSX fell 11.51 points, or 0.18%, to 6,477.74.
European stocks were mostly lower. London's FTSE index finished up 2.20 points, or 0.06%, to 3,599.20, amid a report showing U.K. manufacturing index fell last year by the largest margin in 11 years. Paris' CAC-40 index slipped 39.52 points, or 1.39%, to 2,796.66. In Frankfurt, the DAX index fell 79.66 points, or 3.01% to 2,569.34.
In Asia, stocks ended mixed. Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 36.03 points, or 0.42%, to 8,448.16 as geopolitical risk continued to weigh on investor sentiment. Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng gained 24.80 points, or 0.27%, to 9,150.95.