Europe Markets: European stocks end higher, maintaining strong November start

European stocks locked in gains and ended higher on Friday, contributing to a strong November start as investors breathed a sigh of relief on prospects for an easing of trade tensions between the U.S. and China.

How are markets performing?

The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, +0.28% finished up 0.3% to 364.08, building on gains Thursday. For the week, the pan-European benchmark was up 3.3%, for its biggest weekly percentage gain since December 2016, according to Dow Jones Market Data.

Germany’s DAX 30 DAX, +0.44% climbed 0.4% to 11,518.99 at market close, while France’s CAC 40 PX1, +0.32% finished 0.3% higher at 5,102.13.

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