European markets close mixed

Friday, 13. October 2017 18:25

European markets closed mixed as comments from Bundesbank head Weidmann showed certainty in further expansionary monetary policy and Brexit and the situation in Catalonia contributed to slight political worries. However, the trading community was hyped on Friday as bitcoin reached a new all-time high, approaching an astonishing $6,000.

Germany's DAX closed 0.07% in the green, led by Beiersdorf which rose 1.22% and Bayer which gained 1.16%.

EuroStoxx 50 ended the day flat, dipping 0.03% into negative territory. 

The CAC 40 lost 0.17% at the end of the day as Societe Generale and Airbus lost 2.20% and 1.23%, respectively.

Meanwhile, the FTSE 100 rose 0.30%, led by a surge of 12.24% in Provident Financial and supported by strong mining stocks.

The euro traded 0.10% higher against the dollar for 1.18409 at 6:21 pm CET. The pound increased 0.34% to change hands at 1.3308 against the greenback at 6:21 pm CET.

 

 

 

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