European stock benchmarks were mixed on Friday, after new data releases showed divergence in the French and the German economies, U.K. GDP growth exceeded forecasts, and the U.S. said its economy grew at a 2.9% annual clip in the third quarter. Corporate earnings reports were also mixed.
The CAC 40 rose 0.33% to 4,548.58. In Frankfurt the DAX fell 0.19% at 10,696.16 and in London the FTSE 100 edged up 0.14% to 6996.26.
The French economy expanded by 0.2% in the third quarter, up from a 0.1% contraction in the...