After a choppy trading session, European equities finished predominantly mixed on Friday, after investors pored over another batch of earnings and digested new PMI figures for the U.K. and the euro zone.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index closed down 0.07 percent provisionally. On the week, however, the index ended on a positive note, up 0.7 percent. Most sectors also ended in negative territory, however, with the exception of telecoms, which popped 1.45 percent.
Looking at major bourses, London's FTSE remained resilient during trade, finishing up 0.46 percent. Meanwhile, France's CAC and Germany's DAX both wavered, finishing up around 0.1 percent and down 0.1 percent respectively.