Europe Stocks End Lower

Asia markets finish lower

European stock markets finished lower on Monday, but off their session lows. London's Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index shed 11.5 points, or 0.25%, to 4,579.50 following reports British mortgage lending slowed in August and that U.K. Chancellor Gordon Brown is worried about global economic growth in 2005. Britain's budget deficit narrowed more than economists had expected in August.

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