LONDON — European stock markets were mostly down in mid-morning trading on Friday.
The FTSE MIB in Milan, the DAX in Frankfurt and the FTSE 100 in London each retreated 1 percent to 19,491.32, 11,595.53 and 7,204.11, respectively. The CAC 40 in Paris was the only market to make gains, rising 1 percent to 4842.20.
The euro traded at $1.06, while the pound fetched $1.22 at 10:30 a.m. CET.
Retail and luxury stocks were uneven, with the morning’s biggest fallers including Yoox Net-a-porter, down 5 percent to 25.70 euros; Zalando, 3.4 percent to 35.46 euros, and French Connection Group, 2.4 percent to 0.32 pounds.
Among the stocks that gained ground was Bonmarché Holdings, up 6.3 percent to 0.84 pounds after the company released a positive trading statement. Carrefour advanced 3.4 percent to 23.90 euros and Jimmy Choo, 2.6 percent to 1.53 pounds.