July 16, 2012 / 12:42 PM / 5 years ago

European shares fall on weak U.S. retail sales data

LONDON, July 16 (Reuters) - European shares briefly extended losses on Monday after U.S. retail sales fell for a third straight month in June, with the banks and commodity companies among the worst-performing sectors.

The FTSEurofirst declined further to trade down around 0.2 percent, before edging back to a 0.1 percent fall at 1,041.54 points.

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