Mixed earnings prompt choppy trade in European stocks

jueves 11 de agosto de 2016 04:43 GYT
 

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* STOXX Europe 600 flat

* Henkel, KBC among top gainers after results

* But K+S falls on profit warning

* Energy stocks under pressure from falls in oil

By Alistair Smout

LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - European shares were mixed on Thursday as investors digested a welter of earnings reports, with German firms Henkel at a record high after lifting its outlook and K+S weighed down by a profit slump.

Germany's Henkel rose 3.9 percent to a record high after results that beat expectations in which the consumer group lifted its guidance for its core profit margin.

It was the top riser on Germany's DAX, which rose 0.2 percent to outperform major European peers.   Continuación...