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Major European indices trade in the red.

STOXX Europe 600: -0.5%,
Germany’s DAX: -1.4%,
U.K.’s FTSE 100: -0.7%,
France’s CAC 40: -1.2%,
Italy’s FTSE MIB: -2.5%,
Spain’s IBEX 35: -1.3%.

Bank stocks are under pressure after Italy’s cabinet approved a one-off 40% tax on windfall profits of banks, aiming to raise about EUR3 bln.