At the other end, Sodexo fell almost 2 percent, though it reported higher net profit and revenue for the fiscal year ending in August, but slightly below consensus. The rest of travel and leisure's stocks closed in the black.
GKN hit the bottom of the benchmark, slipping 4.76 percent, after it announced a new write-off and new leadership. Kevin Cummings is leaving the firm with immediate effect, Reuters reported.
Swedish appliance maker Electrolux said Thursday that it expects the "overall positive demand trend" seen across the majority of markets in 2017 to continue next year, saying that it foresees demand in North America to grow by 2 to 3 percent. Shares however fell 2.5 percent.
In other corporate news, the U.S. fund Cerberus has taken a 3 percent stake in the German lender Deutsche Bank, becoming one of its largest shareholders. The bank rose 2.6 percent.