European shares ended mostly higher Thursday, as investors digested the latest news surrounding Brexit, while keeping a close eye on comments coming from central bankers in Washington.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 eked out minor gains at the end of trade, closing provisionally 0.03 percent. Sectors finished the day mostly in the black.
In bourses news, the U.K.'s FTSE 100 popped 0.30 percent, boosted by a rise in mining stocks and a drop in sterling; while Germany's DAX finished off its highs, up 0.09 percent. In trade, Germany's benchmark index hit a fresh record high, topping 13,000 points — the first time in its 30-year history.
France's CAC 40 however slipped 0.03 percent following data which showed that consumer prices were up 1.1 percent on the year in September, but 0.2 percent lower from the previous month.