4/5/2017, 5:35 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Europe markets close mixed

European equities settled mixed on Wednesday.

The DAX was 0.53% in the red with Continental declining 1.52%. The automotive manufacturing company said it will invest round $10 million in a new tire test center.

The CAC 40 fell 0.18%. Renault and Nokia made the biggest decreases of around 2%.

The FTSE 100 advanced 0.13%. Whitbread, a hotel, coffee shop and restaurant company, jumped 3%. Provident Financial gained 2.315 as the firm's buy rating was reiterated by Jefferies Group.

The euro traded 0.16% lower against the dollar, changing hands for 1.0656 at 5:49 pm CET. At the same time, sterling grew 0.45% against the euro, buying 1.1707.

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