Stocks in Europe open slightly higher on Friday morning as investors try to navigate through political uncertainty.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 was 0.2 percent with almost every sector in positive territory.
In Europe, there is also a strong focus on politics as the U.K.’s departure from the European Union approaches. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday in London that he hopes both sides will avoid a no-deal.
Furthermore, minutes from the last meeting of the European Central Bank revealed that policymakers could soon discuss new multi-year loans to banks.
In terms of data, there will be GDP figures out in the U.K. at 9.30 a.m. GMT.