European equities off to a decent start as the day gets going
European stocks mostly higher in early trades
- Eurostoxx +0.2%
- UK FTSE +0.1%
- Germany's DAX +0.4%
- France's CAC 40 +0.3%
- Spain's IBEX +0.2%
- Italy's FTSE MIB +0.3%
European equities largely ignoring the rout in Chinese stocks, looking past that and to US equities for direction on the day.
China's Shanghai Composite and CSI 300 indices closed the day lower by 1.4% and 1.6% respectively - ending near the lows.