European stocks take break after rally, German utilities shine

lunes 12 de octubre de 2015 12:33 GYT
 

(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...