Europe Markets End Lower

Asia shares end higher; Canada stocks end flat

European markets faltered amid news of a 2.1% rise in the August consumer price index in the EMU, amid rising energy prices, and partly due to a bounce of travel related services prices linked to the late timing of German summer school holidays. Food prices in Italy and Germany failed to show any effect from predicted supply shortages from this year's heatwave. London's Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index finished down 36.90 points, or 0.88%, at 4,161.10.

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