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Europe: Stocks close mostly higher

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 06:36
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Europe's main stock markets closed mostly higher on Wednesday, but London's FTSE 100 slid 0.17 per cent to 6,860.02 points as a drop in oil prices weighed on energy stocks.

[PARIS] Europe's main stock markets closed mostly higher on Wednesday, but London's FTSE 100 slid 0.17 per cent to 6,860.02 points as a drop in oil prices weighed on energy stocks.

However Frankfurt's DAX 30 index managed a 0.19 per cent gain to a record high close of 10,911.32 points, and in Paris the CAC 40 rose 0.39 per cent to 4,696.30 points.

AFP