European markets ended mixed on Friday after the latest U.S. jobs report showed far higher-than-expected growth in employment.
The pan-European STOXX Europe 600 index closed around 0.3 higher after the news, having traded lower for much of the session ahead of the data. London's FTSE closed around 0.2 percent lower and the French CAC ended flat. Germany's DAX outperformed peers to close almost 1 percent higher.
The U.S. nonfarm payrolls data showed that 271,000 jobs were created in October, rather than the 180,000 indicated by a Reuters poll of economists. The unemployment rate fell to 5.0 percent, slightly down on September's 5.1 percent figure.
U.S. stocks were range bound on Friday after a the jobs report increased confidence in the likelihood of a December rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve.