Europe Stocks go mostly Lower

European stock markets headed mostly lower Tuesday after data showed orders for U.S. durable goods sank 4% in January, more than the 1.3% fall economists had expected. As Market Watch reports, the Stoxx Europe 600 index (XX:SXXP) -0.21% was 0.3% lower at 263.07 after trading as high as 265.03 earlier in the session. The U.K. FTSE 100 index (UK:UKX) -0.03% was off 0.2% at 5,904.09, while the German DAX 30 index (DX:DAX) -0.05% lost 0.2% to 6,834.37. The French CAC 40 index (FR:PX1) -0.17% shed 0.1% to 3,436.97.