European equities closed slightly lower on Tuesday as investors kept an eye on the newly reopened Greek stock market, earnings and oil prices, after the commodity saw a slight recovery.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed around 0.2 percent lower, after a wobbly trading session.
Britain's FTSE 100 failed to hold onto earlier gains, ending trade just shy of the flat line, while the German DAX finished around 0.1 percent higher. The French CAC saw an almost 0.2 percent decline.
In its second day of trading after re-opening, the Greek stock market finished down 1.2 percent, having fallen more than 16 percent on Monday.
After touching six-month lows on Monday, both Brent crude and WTI light crude oil pared losses on Tuesday. Brent was trading at around $50 per barrel and U.S. light crude was at $46 around 16.30 p.m. London time.
In addition, shares in renewable energy firm Abengoa tanked more than 26 percent after the company unveiled plans to raise more capital and dispose of assets to resolve its cash flow issues.
At the other end of indexes was Continental, whose shares closed 5.7 percent higher after the car parts maker raised its full year profit outlook on a strengthening European car market.