When it comes to U.S. politics, two more Republican senators announced Monday that they would oppose the current Republican health care bill.
Following the news, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called for a vote to repeal Obamacare without an immediate replacement, after the latest attempt to overhaul the U.S. health care system lost momentum.
In Europe, bourses were mostly in negative territory during early trade, while Asia-Pacific markets finished trade under pressure. In the previous session, U.S. equities fluctuated, as earnings season started to kick in.
—CNBC’s Jacob Pramuk contributed to this report.