May 4 General Motors Co says:
* China sales in April totalled 272,770 vehicles, down 1.9 percent from a year earlier
* China sales during the first four months of this year totalled 1,186,212 vehicles, down 4.5 percent from a year-ago period, according to Reuters' calculation Further company coverage: (Reporting by Muyu Xu)
Nikkei rises for 3rd day as weak yen supports; steel shares soar
TOKYO, June 27 Japan's Nikkei share average rose for a third session on Tuesday as a weaker yen helped exporters rise, while the steel sector got a boost with traders citing a brokerage report highlighting a positive reversal in steel prices.
UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 27
June 27 Britain's FTSE 100 futures were down 0.09 percent ahead of the cash market open.