Europe Markets Drop at Close

Asia stocks end sharply lower; Canada shares inch higher

European stock markets sold off Monday, on worries of global terrorist threats, and a lower U.S. open. London's Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index had lost 58.10 points, or 1.32%, to 4,338.90. U.K. business leaders have urged the Bank of England not cut interest rates again too soon, because that might abort the economic recovery, reports S&P's MarketScope.

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