Australia shares slip, investors cautious on euro zone concerns

Thu Feb 7, 2013 6:21pm EST

SYDNEY, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Australian shares slipped 0.1
percent as investor sentiment turned cautious after comments by
the European Central Bank's president on the euro and Europe's
growth outlook weighed on global stocks. 
 
    The S&P/ASX 200 index was 3.5 points lower at
4,932.2 as of 2310 GMT. The benchmark index rose 0.3 percent on
Thursday.
    New Zealand's benchmark NZX 50 index added 0.5
percent, or 21.3 points to 4,216.6.

 (Reporting by Thuy Ong; Editing by Chris Gallagher)