European Stocks Decline as BHP, Rio Fall; Stoxx 600 Index Retreats 0.4%


European Stocks Decline as BHP, Rio Fall; Stoxx 600 Index Retreats 0.4%
By Adam Haigh - Mar 9, 2011 6:02 PM GMT+0200 
European stocks declined, dragging the Stoxx Europe 600 Index 0.4 percent lower to 280.62 as of 4:01 p.m. in London. BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto Group led raw-material shares lower on the gauge.

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