1/10/2018, 5:36 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Europe ends mostly lower ahead of earnings data

Markets in Europe closed mostly in the red on Wednesday as investors await the start of the corporate earnings season this week. The economic data from the United Kingdom proved positive, with the revised GDP at 0.6% for the final quarter of 2017, and trade deficit shrinking by £2.1 billion compared to the previous quarter.

The FTSE 100 climbed 0.23% at the end of the session, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc adding 4.49%.

The DAX dipped 0.84% with Continental AG losing 3.54%.

The CAC 40 lost 0.43%, as Veolia Environnement SA fell 4.61%.

The euro was 0.26% up against the dollar to sell for 1.19686 at 5:35 pm CET. The pound declined 0.19% compared to the US currency and sold for 1.3516.

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