European Stocks Mixed in Midday Trading

Posted June 28th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are mixed in midday trading Tuesday.

London's Financial Times index is up nearly one-half of one percent to 5,749. The CAC-40 in Paris is up more than one-half one percent at 3,818, and the DAX index in Frankfurt is down just over one-tenth of one percent to 7,100.

In New York, the S&P futures contract is down nearly three points, indicating a lower opening for U.S. markets.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained nearly three-quarters of one percent to finish at 9,649.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose nearly one-tenth of one percent to finish the day's trading at 22,062.

Gold is trading at $1,501.42 an ounce.

The dollar is trading lower against other major currencies.