Europe's main stock markets have ended the week with losses.
London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies was 0.49 per cent lower at 5925.37 points at the close on Friday.
In Frankfurt, where the stock exchange will be closed on Monday, the DAX 30 gave up 0.57 per cent to end the year at 7612.39 points.
In Paris, the CAC 40 fell back from a 2012 high reached on Thursday, losing 1.47 per cent to 3620.25 points.
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