European stocks followed U.S. stock performance Monday, ending lower. In London, the Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index finished down 46.90 points, or 0.89%, to 5,203.60. In France, the CAC 40 lost 13.21 points, or 0.29%, to 4,588.36. In Germany, the DAX Index fell 48.75 points, or 0.91%, to 5,317.38.
Asia markets ended lower. In Japan stocks slipped ground for a third straight session in thin fiscal year-end trading. Technology issues led losses on the benchmark Nikkei average, which fell 83.99 points, or 0.74%, to 11,261.09. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index dipped 26.43 points, or 0.24%, to 10,836.64.