European shares edged higher in cautious trade on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel secured a fourth term but saw her party weakened by a surge in support for the far-right. At 1027 GMT both the pan-European STOXX 600 and euro zone blue chips were 0.1 per cent higher — a more moderate reaction than the currency market where the euro took a hit. European bourses were mixed, with France's CAC 40 down 0.1 percent, Germany's DAX up 0.3 per cent and Milan flat. Financials were the biggest drag on European stocks while healthcare, energy and ...
European shares inch higher as Angela Merkel retains power in Germany
The pan-European STOXX 600 and euro zone blue chips were 0.1% higher