European stocks finished lower Monday, with mining shares pulling back as Chinese economic data highlighted concerns surrounding a global trade war. Bank stocks advanced however, as Deutsche Bank AG offered a brighter outlook for its upcoming earnings report.
The Stoxx Europe 600 index fell 0.3% to close at 384.06, erasing a 0.2% gain from Friday.
Germany's DAX 30 index tacked on 0.2% to 12,561.02, supported by Deutsche Bank shares, which rose on Monday.
The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index ended 0.8% lower to close at 7,600.45, weighed in part by mining and oil stocks. France's CAC 40 index closed 0.4% lower at 5,409.43.
In currencies, the euro rose to $1.1706 from $1.1685 late Friday in New York. Britain’s pound fell to $1.3227, up from $1.3234.
Source : Marketwatch