Investors should shrug off the strength of global currencies, according to Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equities strategist at Goldman Sachs.
European equities tumbled on Wednesday to close sharply lower as investors reacted to sharp gains in the euro against the dollar.
European equities closed higher, with investor sentiment boosted by a reshuffle of the team of Greek officials that are negotiating with its creditors.
European equities finished slightly higher on Friday as investors reacted to a slew of corporate earnings news.
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