European stocks were little changed, as investors weighed earnings results and awaited reports on U.S. jobless claims and industrial output. U.S. index futures and Asian shares were also little changed.
Vivendi SA climbed 1.5 percent. Merck KGaA added 0.8 percent. Cie. Financiere Richemont SA added 2.4 percent.
The Stoxx Europe 600 Index declined 0.1 percent to 341.42 at 8:08 a.m. in London. The gauge slipped 0.1 percent yesterday after climbing to its highest level in more than six years on May 13. Standard & Poor��s 500 Index futures added less than 0.1 percent today. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index lost 0.1 percent.
Investors are watching earnings this week. Some 22 companies in the Stoxx 600 post results today. Profit for members of the equity gauge will grow 8.4 percent this year on average, according to analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg.
Source : Bloomberg