LONDON, Sept 20 European shares edged lower in
early trading on Tuesday dragged by weaker energy shares on the
back of lower crude oil prices.
The STOXX Europe 600 Oil and Gas index fell 0.8
percent, the worst sector performer, as oil prices fell after
Venezuela said that global supplies needed to fall by 10 percent
in order to bring production down to consumption levels.
The STOXX 600 index was down 0.2 percent by 0714 GMT after
rising about 1 percent in the previous session.
Shares of business services firm Regus slumped after
a share placement. The stock, down 6 percent, was the worst
performer on the STOXX 600 index.
(Reporting by Atul Prakash, Editing by Vikram Subhedar)