European shares edge down as trade fears make comeback

By Julien Ponthus LONDON, Mar 7 : European shares opened lower on Wednesday after the resignation of Donald Trump’s economic adviser Gary Cohn, seen as a bulwark against protectionist forces within the U.S. government. At 0857 GMT, the pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.4 percent while Wall Street futures were trading in negative territory. […]