Stock indices traded mixed after the Chinese economic data. The National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday that China's economy expanded 6.9% in the third quarter, beating expectations for a 6.8% gain, after a 7.0% in the second quarter. It was the weakest growth since 2009.
The growth missed the official target of 7%.
Meanwhile, the economic data from the Eurozone was negative. The Eurostat released its construction production data for the Eurozone on Monday. Construction production in the Eurozone decreased 0.2% in August, after a 0.4% rise in July.
Civil engineering output fell 0.3% in August, while production in the building sector was down 0.2%.
On a yearly basis, construction output dropped 6.0% in August, after a 0.3% decline in July. July's figure was revised down from a 1.8% gain.
Civil engineering output plunged 5.5% year-on-year in August, while production in the building sector slid 6.3% year-on-year.
Name Price Change Change %
FTSE 100 6,372.99 -5.05 -0.08 %
DAX 10,189.8 85.37 0.84 %
CAC 40 4,720.11 17.32 0.37 %