By  on August 19, 2014

LONDON — Europe’s stock markets were largely in positive territory in trading Tuesday morning.
The DAX in Frankfurt rose 0.9 percent to 9,329.11, while the FTSE 100 in London gained 0.4 percent to 6,770.41 and the CAC 40 in Paris climbed 0.3 percent to 4,245.06. The FTSE MIB in Milan was flat at 19,639.66.
Fashion, luxury and retail stocks had another upbeat morning.
Those on the rise included Esprit, 2.3 percent to 12.56 Hong Kong dollars; Swatch Group, 1.3 percent to 92.95 Swiss francs; Metro, 1.4 percent to 26.60 euros; and Richemont, 1.3 percent to 88.05 Swiss francs.
Fallers included Italia Independent,  2.9 percent to 31.07 euros; Mysale Group, 2.5 percent to 2.24 pounds; and Mulberry, 1.6 percent to 7.38 pounds.
At 10:50 a.m. CET, the pound traded for $1.67 against the U.S. dollar, while the euro changed hand for $1.34. The Hong Kong dollar went for $0.13 and the Swiss franc for $1.11.


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