European stocks finished lower as the ongoing weakness of the dollar hurt prospects for major exporters like automakers. London's Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index slid 8.10 points, or 0.18%, at 4,505.20. In Paris, the CAC 40 fell 12.47 points, or 0.35%, at 3,595.82. Germany's DAX index eased 0.46 points, or 0.01%, to 4,035.44.
In Asia, stocks finished mixed. Japan's Nikkei 225 index, lost 11.18 points, or 0.10%, to 10,813.99, after Monday's strong advance as investors expresses some concern of a strong yen. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index added 30.99 points, or 0.24%, to close at 13,036.32.
Canada's benchmark S&P/TSX rose 23.44 points, or 0.28%, to 8,405.10.