Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Bloomberg

European shares dipped as HSBC disappointed investors and German gas group Linde’s proposed $87 billion tie-in with Praxair hit regulatory hurdles. (...)

Traders working on floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares dipped on Thursday although sectors such as banking and mining provided investors with some respite. DUBLIN Airline Ryanair fell 1.1(...)