European markets news

European stocks end week higher
Generally positive corporate results have helped drive main European markets to a higher close.
European stock markets inch up at open
European stock markets have edged up at the open, with London's FTSE rising 0.23 per cent to 6,684.32 points, on the back of positive US data.
European stock markets climb at open
European stocks are higher with investors assessing the Federal Reserve's upgraded outlook on the US economy and on company updates.
European stocks close higher
European stocks have closed higher following a series of positive earnings reports from companies across sectors including finance and pharmaceuticals.
European shares climb at open
European shares have climbed at the open, with London's FTSE gaining 0.63 per cent to 6,596.47 points.
European shares climb at open
Frankfurt's DAX 30 rose 0.66 per cent to 11,129.91 points and the CAC 40 in Paris gained 0.63 per cent to 4,958.46 in opening trade.
European shares steady at open
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top blue-chip companies has added just 0.05 per cent to 6,583.04 points in opening deals.
European stock markets ruffled by China
Data showing tumbling manufacturing activity in China has sent European stocks falling, as it hit the prices of many commodities.
European shares open lower
In initial Friday trades, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index inched 0.05 per cent lower to 6,651.83 points compared to the previous day's close.
European stocks end mixed
The CAC 40 in Paris has closed higher, but Frankfurt's DAX 30 and London's benchmark FTSE 100 both slipped.