By  on September 1, 2014

LONDON — Europe’s markets were all in negative territory in trading Monday morning.
The FTSE MIB in Milan lost the most, falling 0.5 percent to 20,339.27, followed by the CAC 40 in Paris, down 0.3 percent to 4,366.94.

The FTSE 100 in London was down 0.2 percent to 6,806.50, while the DAX in Frankfurt fell 0.1 percent to 9,454.01.
Fashion, luxury and retail stocks were uneven in the morning’s trading.
Those that lost ground included Gemfields, 4.4 percent to 0.44 pounds; Asos, 1.9 percent to 27.78 pounds; Carrefour, 0.8 percent to 26.17 euros; and Metro, 0.7 percent to 26.55 euros.
Among the risers were Mulberry, 1.7 percent to 7.65 pounds; Esprit Holdings, 1 percent to 12.70 Hong Kong dollars; and Prada, 0.6 percent to 55.30 Hong Kong dollars.
At 10:50 a.m. CET, the pound traded for $1.66 against the U.S. dollar, while the euro went for $1.31 and the Hong Kong dollar for $0.13.


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