U.K. shares hovered around a one-month low as after their biggest slump since the aftermath of the Brexit vote.
The FTSE 100 Index added less than 0.1 percent at 8:52 a.m. in London, following a two-day slide of 2.3 percent. A gauge of mining shares declined for a third day, the longest streak since July, with Anglo American Plc down 1.8 percent. Associated British Foods Plc slid 2.9 percent after an 11 percent slump on Monday. With a 2.2 percent advance, IAG SA was the biggest FTSE 100 gainer, rebounding as oil fell.
The FTSE 250 Index of mid-cap companies and the FTSE Small Capitalisation Index Ex Investment Trusts were also little changed. The regional Stoxx Europe 600 Index gained 0.1 percent.