European stocks close lower

Europe's main stock markets closed lower on Friday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies down 0.61 percent at 6,489.65 points.

In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 dropped 0.19 percent to 8,042.85 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 fell 0.71 percent to 3,844.03 points.

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