European markets were higher on Friday morning, despite trade war fears continuing to put global stocks under pressure.
The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 index was 0.4% higher with all major borses and most sectors in positive territory. Stocks sensitive to trade wars, such as autos and miners, were the biggest gainers, both jumping by more than 1%.
In corporate news, Moeller Maersk shares were higher by 1.3% after its first-quarter results showed profits were in line with expectations. Julius Baer shares were 0.6% higher after earnings showed a pickup in money inflows.