LONDON — European stock markets were uneven in midmorning trading Thursday in what has so far been a bumpy week for markets.
The FTSE 100 in London was flat at 5,991.86, while the CAC 40 in Paris edged up 0.2 percent to 4,387.25. The DAX in Frankfurt and the FTSE MIB in Milan were both down 0.3 percent, to 9,852.67 and to 18,796.81 respectively.
The euro traded at $1.09, while the pound fetched $1.43, and the Swiss franc equaled $0.98 at 11:05 a.m. CET. The Swedish krona was equivalent to $0.12.
Retail and luxury stocks were uneven, with the morning’s biggest gainers including Ted Baker, 1.4 percent to 28.48 pounds; Geox, 1.9 percent to 3.80 euros; Salvatore Ferragamo, 1.1 percent to 20.83 euros, and Koovs, 1.3 percent to 0.15 pounds.
Jimmy Choo was up 0.9 percent to 1.28 pounds after the company said trading in the 2015 fiscal year rose 6 percent at actual rates, and 7 percent at constant currency.
Among the morning’s biggest dips was Hennes and Mauritz, which was down 3.7 percent to 285.10 Swedish kronor, following an 8 percent dip in its fiscal fourth-quarter profits to 5.53 billion Swedish kronor.
Metro AG was also down, 3.4 percent to 25.61 euros while Mulberry Group fell 1.4 percent to 9.50 pounds. Britain’s Bonmarche Holdings fell 1.3 percent to 1.79 pounds while Gemfields was down 1.1 percent to 0.46 pounds.