European stocks were slightly higher on Friday, as market participants reacted to another flurry of corporate earnings.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed provisionally up 0.19% during afternoon deals at 391.01, with most sectors and major bourses in positive territory.
Europe’s media stocks led the gains, up 1.65% amid earnings news. Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES was the top performer, surging to the top of the European benchmark after the company said it had maintained its full-year outlook. Shares of the firm jumped 7.75%.
Source : CNBC