Global shares mixed after lackluster day on Wall Street

France’s CAC 40 edged up 0.1% to 6,496.01, while Germany’s DAX added nearly 0.2% to 15,592.32.

They’re also keeping an eye on comments by Federal Reserve officials on inflation, a concern overhanging markets as economies regain momentum with the rollout of coronavirus vaccines, especially in the United States.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.6% to 29,297.62, while the Shanghai Composite dropped 0.8% to 3,597.14.

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