Europe’s indices turned positive in trading Monday afternoon, after registering falls earlier today.

The FTSE 100 in London finished up 0.4 percent to 5657.44, the CAC 40 in Paris ended up 0.9 percent to 3225.00, while the DAX in Frankfurt rose 1.3 percent to 6220.01 and the FTSE MIB in Milan gained 1.4 percent to 15,220.98.

Stocks including financial services company Man Group and Burberry led the gains in London, while car manufacturers Renault and Peugeot led the rises in Paris, along with LVMH, whose shares rose 2.9 percent to 117.05 euros.

Indeed, several fashion and luxury stocks had a positive day. Among the risers were Ferragamo, up 4 percent to 11.15 euros, Burberry, which rose 2.3 percent to 13.00 pounds, Mulberry, up 3.7 percent to 15.03 pounds, and Richemont, up 2.8 percent to 52.10 Swiss francs, on the back of a 24 percent rise in its third-quarter sales.

But a few put in a less buoyant performance. They included Carrefour, down 1.1 percent to 16.58 euros, Marks & Spencer, which fell 0.2 percent to 3.16 pounds, and Hermès, which closed down 1.3 percent to 248.60 euros.

The pound traded at $1.53 Monday, while the euro traded at $1.26

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