The WWD Global Stock Tracker slid 0.5 percent to 101.43 as declines in the U.S. and Europe were only partially offset by gains in Hong Kong.
Markets in mainland China and South Korea were closed for public holidays as the trading week began.
The S&P 500 was down 0.3 percent for the day but still closed above the 2,000 mark at 2,001.54. U.S. retail shares were generally soft as the S&P 500 Retailing Industry Group fell 0.7 percent to 953.04.
Among the five largest decliners among included in the 100-company tracker sample were four retailers, led by Debenhams plc, off 3.6 percent to 65 pence, or $1.06 at current exchange. The second largest decline came from Kate Spade & Co., off 3.3 percent to $31.15, followed by Kohl’s Corp. and Macy’s Corp., both down 1.9 percent to $58.78 and $60.64, respectively. U.K.’s Marks and Spencer Group plc joined Debenhams among those with the steepest declines, shedding 1.9 percent to close at 4.28 pounds, or $6.98.
The strongest performer among tracker stocks came from Samsonite International SA, which rose 2.3 percent to 26.20 Hong Kong dollars, or $3.38. Safilo Group SpA was up 2.1 percent to 12.40 euros, or $16.06, and Luen Thai Holdings Ltd. rose 2 percent to 2.01 Hong Kong dollars, or 26 cents. Global Brands Group was up 1.8 percent to 1.72 Hong Kong dollars, or 22 cents, while U.S.-based Fossil Group Inc. rose 1.6 percent to $105.13.
Also in the U.S., shares of Vera Bradley Inc. rose 8.6 percent to $23.47. The company is scheduled to report second-quarter financial results on Wednesday.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index dropped 0.2 percent to 25,190.45 on mixed trade data from China, where imports unexpectedly dropped last month while exports grew 9.4 percent, slightly more than expected.