LONDON: European stock markets slipped at the open Monday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.2 percent to 6,763.65 points on the eve of the UK parliament's crucial Brexit vote.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 declined 0.6 percent to 10,726.17 points and the Paris CAC 40 retreated 0.3 percent to 4,797.92.

Copyright AFP (Agence France-Press), 2018