LONDON (Reuters) - News of a potential fresh round of tariffs from the U.S. on Chinese imports dented European shares on Monday, with trade-sensitive autos and mining stocks the worst performing, while encouraging results propelled H&M shares up.
The pan-European STOXX 600 was down 0.2 percent by 0720 GMT, while Germany's DAX, home to large exporters and carmakers, slid 0.6 percent after reports Trump would likely announce new tariffs on about $200 billion on Chinese imports on Monday.
As the newest blow in an ongoing trade war sapped risk appetite, autos <.SXAP> tumbled 0.9 percent and miners <.SXPP> fell 0.6 percent.
Several stocks shone, however, after results.
Forecast-beating sales from H&M
Belgian biotech firm Argenx
The stock was likely supported by an interview with CEO Tidjane Thiam in Swiss newspaper NZZ am Sonntag, in which he said Credit Suisse was aiming for an annual profit of 5 to 6 billion francs for the next two years.
And on the M&A front, reinsurer Scor
(Reporting by Helen Reid)