LONDON — European stock markets were mostly up in morning trading on Monday, with the exception of Milan’s FTSE MIB, which fell 0.1 percent to 20,914.62.
The CAC 40 in Paris rose 1 percent to 5,315.90, followed by the DAX in Frankfurt, up 0.9 percent to 12,872.52. The FTSE 100 in London gained 0.5 percent to 7,500.18.
The euro traded at $1.19, while the pound fetched $1.27 at 11:30 am CET.
Retail and luxury stocks were mostly on the rise, with the morning’s biggest gainers including Boohoo.com up 3.8 percent to 2.51 pounds, and MySale Group, 3.6 percent to 1.14 pounds. Geox advanced 3.5 percent to 2.92 euros.