FXStreet (Córdoba) - European stocks traded little changed Thursday, taking a breather following a sharp rally that led the Europe Stoxx 600 to a 6-year high earlier this week.
The Europe Stoxx 600 was up 0.13% at 348.19 Thursday after correcting from a 6-year high of 349.71 reached Tuesday.
Among country indexes, the UK FTSE 100 slipped 0.06% while the Germany's DAX 30 edged up 0.10%. The France’s CAC 40 (which opening was delayed by technical issues) rose 0.21%. Italy’s FTSE MIB was down 0.06% while Spain’s IBEX 35 edged up 0.12%.
In the FX market, the USD trades mixed in familiar ranges with the NZD as the star of the day following RBNZ hawkish statement. Gold edged up 0.09% to $1,262 an ounce, while crude oil rose 0.9% to a 3-month high of $105.45.
US index futures were also little changed, while Asian shares fell.