Europe Stocks End Mostly Lower

Asia markets finish down; Canada shares slide at close

European stock markets ended mostly lower on Tuesday, and lacking any other significant corporate news, the downbeat Unilever results from Monday continued to weigh. London's FTSE 100 index was down 27.00 points, or 0.66%, at 4,060.90. Shares of the Swiss engineering company, ABB, were down after a U.S. court approved an asbestos settlement -- $1.3 billion -- against the company late on Monday.

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