European stock markets made small changes on Friday in the wake of the monetary policy decisions of the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England in recent days.
The Bank of England surprised the markets on Thursday, keeping its key interest rate unchanged at its all-time low, after the US Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it would start reducing purchases in November in the quantitative easing program it launched to deal with the crisis. of coronavirus.
On the board, the pan-European STOXX 600 index recorded marginal losses of 0.04% at 483.01 points.
The German DAX loses 0.07% to 16,018.91 points, while the French CAC-40 moves with small gains of 0.1% to 6,996.16 points. The French index earlier surpassed the level of 7,000 points for the first time in its history.
The British FTSE 100 is moving with small gains of 0.05% at 7,284.01 points
In the region, the Italian FTSE MIB gains 0.1%, while the Spanish IBEX 35 gains small gains of 0.06%.