European stocks close mixed

Europe's main stock markets closed mixed on Wednesday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies losing 0.13 percent to close at 6,432.7 points.

In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 rose 0.68 percent to 8,001.97 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 jumped 1.43 percent to 3,829.59 points.