Tesco shares fell as much as 3.3% before recovering to be up 0.9%, extending gains so far this year to over 20%.
British retail sales fell for a fifth straight month in September, the Confederation of British Industry said, and credit card lending data also pointed to a possible softening in consumer demand ahead of Brexit.
British shoppers grew more cautious about their spending in the three months to September despite enjoying real growth in their wages, raising concerns about the health of the economy in the run-up to Brexit.
The 37-year-old Swiss can clinch a record-extending 21st major if he manages to break free of the world number one's stranglehold.
Asian shares held near a 20-month top on Monday even as investors took some money off the table following a strong run recently, while oil jumped to more than a one-week high after two large crude production bases in Libya began shutting down.
The growth pace of the regional logistics industry is set to intensify in the year 2020 on the back of boosted UAE growth expectations. The UAE is hosting the region’s first EXPO, in 2020,
World stocks traded just below record highs on Monday, pausing ahead of this week’s central bank meetings, economic data and earnings, while oil prices rose to their highest in over a week after blockades began shutting down two Libyan oilfields.