Agence France-PresseApril 3, 2014 12:53
Europe's main stock markets dipped in cautious trading on Thursday ahead of the European Central Bank's latest monetary policy meeting and on the eve of US jobs data.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 inched down 0.07 percent to 9,616.43 points and the CAC 40 in Paris fell by the same percentage to reach 4,427.74 points in midday deals.
London's FTSE 100 index slipped 0.09 percent in value to stand at 6,653.26 compared with Wednesday's closing values.
"Traders are ... staying on the sidelines before the ECB decision," said Varengold Bank trader Anita Paluch.