European stocks fell Tuesday, tracking losses across global markets, as investors grew increasingly concerned about a sharp rise in U.S. bond yields and its impact on the cost of borrowing.
Heavily-weighted oil companies led the decliners, as crude-oil prices came under pressure.
The Stoxx Europe 600 index fell 0.9% to close at 396.12, posting its biggest one-day percentage loss since Nov. 9, according to FactSet data.
Germany’s DAX 30 index dropped 1% to 13,197.71, while France’s CAC 40 index dropped 0.9% to 5,473.78. The U.K.’s FTSE 100 index fell 1.1% to 7,587.98.
Source : Marketwatch