Europe Stocks Close Mixed

Tokyo stocks advance; Canada shares end slightly higher

European stock markets closed mixed Friday. London's Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index eased 16 points, or 0.36%, to 4,460.80 even though UK fourth quarter gross domestic product rose 0.9%, which was the fastest pace in four years, and December retail sales rose 0.9%.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.