LONDON — European stock markets edged up in midmorning trading on Monday.
The DAX in Frankfurt and the CAC 40 in Paris were both up 0.4 percent, to 4,339.35 and to 4337.40 respectively. The FTSE 100 in London climbed 0.3 percent to 6167.57, followed by the FTSE MIB in Milan, 0.2 percent to 17,812.96.
The euro traded at $1.14, while the pound fetched $1.42, and the Swiss franc equaled $1.04 at 11:15 a.m. CET.
Retail and luxury stocks were uneven, with the morning’s biggest gainers including Metro AG, 1.9 percent to 27.17 euros; Britain’s Bonmarche Holdings, 3.3 percent to 1.91 pounds; Tesco, 1.4 percent to 1.93 pounds, and Marks and Spencer Group, 1.4 percent to 4.13 pounds.