The pan-European Stoxx 600 index was down 0.9 percent by 0808 GMT, its lowest since November.
Germany’s DAX fell 0.8 percent, as 10-year bond yields hit their lowest in more than a month.
Interest rate-sensitive real estate and technology stocks led the decline on the STOXX 600, with the real estate index falling 1.9 percent and technology 1.6 percent.
The mining sector fell 1.2 percent, in light of the decline in copper prices due to concerns about short-term demand from China, after new infections with Covid-19 affected the economic activity of the country.
Orange shares fell 1 percent after the French telecom group announced that its assistant chief executive officer and chief financial officer, Ramon Fernandez, would leave the company.
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