LONDON — Europe’s major markets were uneven in midmorning trading on Tuesday, with the FTSE 100 in London dipping 0.1 percent to 6,740.63.
The FTSE MIB in Milan was up 1.5 percent to 17,302.26; followed by the CAC 40 in Paris, 0.2 percent to 4,584.99, and the DAX in Frankfurt, 0.1 percent to 10,695.40.
The euro traded at $1.06, while the pound fetched $1.27 and the Swiss franc equaled $0.99 at 12:15 p.m. CET.
Retail and luxury stocks were mostly down, with the morning’s biggest fallers including Italia Independent Group, 2.6 percent to 3.02 euros; Koovs.com, 2.1 percent to 0.48 pounds; Unilever, 1.2 percent to 37.18 euros; Luxottica Group, 1.8 percent to 49.47 euros, and Tesco, 1.3 percent to 2.10 pounds.
Among the few stocks that gained ground were SuperGroup, 2.8 percent to 16.07 pounds; Aeffe, 1.7 percent to 0.94 euros, and Mulberry Group, 2 percent to 11.34 pounds.
Shares in Burberry Group, which had risen in trading Monday following reports that it had been courted by Coach, dipped 0.5 percent to 14.31 pounds.