European shares extend losses on growth worries

LONDON, Aug 20 (BestGrowthStock) – European shares extended losses
on Friday morning, on intensified worries about a slowdown in
the rate of economic recovery.

At 1025 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 (.FTEU3: ) index of top
European shares was down 1.2 percent at 1,024.88 points.

Futures for the Dow Jones (DJc1: ), S&P 500 (SPc1: ) and Nasdaq
(NDc1: ) were down between 0.6 and 0.7 percent, with Wall Street
having hit its lowest close in nearly a month on Thursday on
weak labour and manufacturing data.

(Reporting by Brian Gorman)

European shares extend losses on growth worries