European markets traded slightly lower Tuesday as financial markets rounded out the last trading day of 2019 with a shortened session.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 finished lower by 0.12% at 415.92. The index was heavily affected by reduced trading around Europe. The FTSE 100 in London ended the day almost six tenths of one percent lower at 7542.
Financial markets in Germany, Italy and Switzerland are closed Tuesday.
The Stoxx 600 gained more than 23% on the calendar year, while the top 100 stocks in London’s FTSE index managed a 12.1% rise.
Source : CNBC