European Stock Markets Finish Higher
European stock markets finished slightly higher. The bourses were sold off, following the dip in U.S. consumer confidence, but recovered before the close. London's Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index gained 16.3 points, or 0.38%, to 4,347.6 on some short covering, and bargain hunting before the weekend, according to S&P's MarketScope. The pound sterling remains up, at an 11-year high around $1.74 as U.S. rates stay lower. Sage Group, and Xstrata were both higher and active.
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