LONDON — European stock markets were uneven in midmorning trading on Thursday, with the FTSE 100 in London dipping 0.1 percent to 6,156.98 and the other markets making marginal gains.
The FTSE MIB in Milan and the CAC 40 in Paris rose 0.4 percent, to 17,775.96 and to 4332.71 respectively, while the DAX in Frankfurt was up 0.3 percent to 10,003.92.
The euro traded at $1.14 while the pound fetched $1.44 and the Swiss franc, $1.03 at 11:20 a.m. CET.
Retail and luxury stocks were uneven, with the morning’s biggest gainers including flash sales site MySale Group, 2.2 percent to 0.58 pounds; Mulberry Group, 1.2 percent to 10.38 pounds, and Carrefour, 1.4 percent to 24.49 euros.
Among the morning’s biggest fallers were Tod’s SpA, 5.3 percent to 57.80 euros after like-for-like sales fell 12 percent in the first quarter against easy comparatives; Koovs.com, 2.1 percent to 0.25 pounds; Safilo Group, 2.7 percent to 6.52 euros; French Connection, 5.5 percent to 0.36 pounds; Zalando, 4.3 percent to 28.48, and J. Sainsbury, 2.6 percent to 2.56 pounds.