LONDON — Europe’s stock markets were all on the rise in trading Thursday morning.
The DAX in Frankfurt was up 0.4 percent to 9,837.07, while the FTSE MIB in Milan gained 0.3 percent to 19,266.03.
The CAC 40 in Paris and the FTSE 100 in London were both up 0.1 percent, to 4,233.99 and to 6,502.54 respectively.
Fashion, luxury and retail stocks were varied in the morning’s trading.
Fallers included Aeffe, 3.4 percent to 2.12 euros; Koovs, 2.4 percent to 1.63 pounds; and Gemfields, 1.6 percent to 0.47 pounds.
Supergroup, the parent company of Superdry, saw its shares dip 2.2 percent to 8.12 pounds after the firm reported a 30 percent fall in its first-half underlying pre-tax profits, to 12.5 million pounds, or $19.6 million.
Stocks on the rise numbered The Mysale Group, 3.9 percent to 1.87 pounds; Next, 1.9 percent to 65.90 pounds; and Inditex, 3.6 percent to 23.15 euros, with the latter climbing as it reported a 1 percent rise in its nine month net profits to 1.69 billion euros, or $2.27 billion.
At 11:20 a.m. CET, the pound traded for $1.57, while the euro went for $1.24.