GERMANY: VW shares dip and regain on Qatar speculation

By just-auto.com editorial team | 19 January 2010

Volkswagen shares fell in Tuesday morning trading after traders highlighted speculation about a placement by major shareholder Qatar.

VW shares initially dipped 3% by 10.24GMT, underperforming the DJ Stoxx Automotive Index which was down 1.2%, Reuters reported, but recovered to -0.44% by 14:14GMT.

Qatar was not immediately available for comment while Volkswagen declined to comment.