Major stock measures were falling across Europe Monday, with red ink spreading from the U.K. to practically all corners of the continent.
London's FTSE 100 was down 0.4% at 6355, and Frankfurt's Xetra DAX was lower by 0.6% to 6867. The Paris CAC 40 fell 0.9% to 5642, and Milan's MIB 30 was weaker by 0.6% to 42,456.
The OMX Stockholm 30 dropped 1.2% to 1187, and the Swiss Market Index gave back 0.4% at 9252.
Softness was also widespread in Asia. Tokyo's markets were closed, but Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.4% to 20,593. Taiwan's Taiex surrendered nearly 1.1% to 7776, and Singapore's Straits Times Index sank 1.6% to 3170. India's BSE Sensex plunged 2.4%.
Notably stronger, however, was mainland China, where equities collected sizable gains.
Elsewhere, Mexico's Bolsa fell 0.6% to 27,749, and Brazil's Bovespa edged down 0.1% to 44,250.