LONDON — Europe’s stock markets were on the uptick in mid-morning trading on Tuesday, with the exception of the FTSE MIB in Milan, which was down 0.3 percent to 16,635.78.
The FTSE 100 in London gained the most ground, up 0.8 percent to 6,804.46, followed by the CAC 40 in Paris, 0.5 percent to 4,531.76 and the DAX in Frankfurt, 0.6 percent to 10,699.70.
The euro traded at $1.07, while the pound fetched $1.25 at 10:00 a.m. CET.
Retail and luxury stocks were also on the rise, with the morning’s biggest climbers including Tesco, 3.2 percent to 2.12 pounds; Hermès, 2.3 percent to 373 euros’ and SuperGroup plc, 2.2 percent to 15.68 pounds.
Among the few stocks that lost ground were Mulberry, 1.2 percent to 11.11 pounds; French Connection, 0.8 percent to 0.32 pounds; and Joules, 0.3 percent to 1.80 pounds.