Stock markets across Europe are mixed early in the trading session.
Britain’s FTSE 100 is down 0.3%.
Germany’s Dax 30 is up 0.1%.
France’s CAC 40 is flat.
Spain’s IBEX 35 is up 0.2%.
Italy’s FTSE MIB is down 0.4%.
Commodities trading giant Glencore is in talks to merge with mining company Xstrata. Shares of both companies are soaring.
Otherwise it’s pretty quiet in Europe.