LONDON — Europe’s markets were largely down in trading Thursday morning.
The CAC 40 in Paris fell 0.7 percent to 5,148.18, while the DAX in Frankfurt dipped 0.4 percent to 11,719.76 and the FTSE MIB in Milan edged down 0.1 percent to 23,826.63. The FTSE 100 in London was flat at 7,034.27.
Investors were downbeat over uncertainties that Greece would be able to strike a deal with its European creditors. According to reports Thursday, the Greek government hopes to conclude a deal with its creditors by Sunday.
Fashion, luxury and retail stocks were uneven in the morning’s trading.
Among the risers were Asos, 2.2 percent to 36.78 pounds and Mulberry, 2.7 percent to 9.25 pounds.
At 12.05 p.m. CET, the euro traded for $1.09, while the pound went for $1.54.