Europe Stocks Slide

Asia markets end lower; Canada shares stumble

Europe markets finished lower. In London, the Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index ended off 63.60 points, or 1.18%, to 5,316.00, amid disappointment that Tuesday's rally in U.S. stock markets fizzled. In France, the CAC 40 finished down 102.42 points, or 2.19%, to 4,571.56. In Germany, the DAX Index fell 160.02 points, or 3.07%, to 5,048.08, as the country's Federal Labor Chief Jagoda said a 2001 goal for 3.7 million jobless might not be met.

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