European markets closed lower Monday as investors monitored economic and geopolitical uncertainty.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 index closed 0.1% lower, with sectors and major bourses mixed. Mining stocks dropped 1%, while retail and travel stocks rode a late-session boost to finish 1.3% and 1.4% higher, respectively.
It comes as market participants look ahead to a busy week for earnings and the European Central Bank’s latest monetary policy decision.
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Asia-Pacific markets continued their sell-off ahead of a week of inflation readings from across the region and South Korea’s third-quarter gross domestic product numbers.
Source: Consumer News Business Channel