The blue chip FTSE 100 only closed three points, 7,022, while the one was concentrated domestically FTSE 250 was also slightly higher, closing at 22,683.
Meanwhile, US Stocks rose on Friday as investors pushed out a higher-than-expected inflation reading as both the Dow and S&P 500 indexes posted their first weekly gains in the past three weeks.
The Dow Jones industry average the S & P 500 rose by 61 points or 0.18 percent to 34,525, the S & P 500 by 3 points or 0.07 percent to 4,203 and the Nasdaq Composite added 11 points, or 0.08 percent, at 13,747.
Asia-Pacific stocks traded mixed on Monday after China’s official purchasing managers’ index for manufacturing fell slightly. Japan Nikkei By noon, 225 had dropped over 300 points Hang Seng was down 145 points. Shanghai composite also fell slightly to around 0.2 percent.
The Australian S & P / ASX 200 is down seven points MSCIThe broadest index for stocks in the Asia-Pacific region outside of Japan traded slightly higher.
Indian indices started the week a little lower amid mixed global signals. BSE Sensex was hovering around 51,450 while the Nifty 50 Index was above 15,400.
Additional reporting by agencies