European markets lose on ZEW index, U. S. retail numbers

(AGI) Rome, July 15 - Europe's markets lost ground after theZEW index on consumer confidence in the German market droppedto its lowest levels since December 2012. Markets were alsoaffected by disappointing U.S. retail sale figures andstatements from the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank. Milanceded 1.33 percent to 20,422.95 points, Frankfurt lost 0.65percent to 9,719.41 points, London was down 0.53 percent to6,710.45 points, Paris fell 1.03 percent to 4,305.31 points andMadrid dropped 1.23 percent to 10,475.9 points. . .

(AGI) Rome, July 15 - Europe's markets lost ground after theZEW index on consumer confidence in the German market droppedto its lowest levels since December 2012. Markets were alsoaffected by disappointing U.S. retail sale figures andstatements from the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank. Milanceded 1.33 percent to 20,422.95 points, Frankfurt lost 0.65percent to 9,719.41 points, London was down 0.53 percent to6,710.45 points, Paris fell 1.03 percent to 4,305.31 points andMadrid dropped 1.23 percent to 10,475.9 points. . .