European stocks take break after rally, German utilities shine
(Adds closing prices)
* RWE and E.ON pass nuclear plan test; shares rally
* Pan-European index FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.17 pct
* Rolls-Royce and Safran hit by concerns over EU probe
* Ferrari IPO price sends Fiat Chrysler to 8-week high
By Danilo Masoni
MILAN, Oct 12 (Reuters) - European shares ended marginally lower on Monday after reaching one-month highs in a rally last week, with civil aerospace stocks leading the fallers and German utilities soaring after concerns over nuclear costs eased.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index fell 0.17 percent and the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index was 0.09 percent lower. The two indexes were up more than 4 percent so far this month.
Traders said it was no surprise that some investors were taking profits following last week's gains, while Japanese markets were closed for a holiday and the United States was celebrating Columbus Day. Continuación...