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Europe Markets End Mixed


European stock markets finished mixed on Friday. London's FTSE 100 index was down 9.1 points, or 0.2%, to 4,494.1 on profit taking before the weekend.

Germany's DAX index rose 6.3 points, or 0.16%, to 4,013.35, even though the German Ifo business confidence index fell to a 9-month low. In Paris, the CAC 40 index fell 13.37 points, or 0.36%, to 3,742.38.

Asian markets finished higher on Friday. In Japan, the Nikkei index gained 36.25 points, or 0.31%, to close at 11,780.4 on the back of optimism that the country's economic recovery is firmly on track. But the index's gain was limited on worries over the strengthening yen, analysts say.

In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index rose 21.84 points, or 0.18%, to close at 12,185.52, held back by losses in heavyweights such as HSBC.


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