Europe Markets: European stocks end lower as euro climbs to fresh 3-year high

European stocks finished lower Monday, weighed as the euro continued to march up further into three-year highs, giving a key regional benchmark its third drop in four sessions.

Investors were also watching for developments from the U.K., where construction and outsourcing heavyweight Carillion PLC has collapsed.

How markets are moving

The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, -0.17% fell 0.2% to end at 397.83, erasing part of last week’s rise rise of 0.3%.

In Frankfurt on Monday, the DAX 30 index DAX, -0.34% lost 0.3% to end at 13,200.51, and France’s CAC 40 PX1, -0.13% gave up 0.1% at 5,509.69.

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