Publicis posted better-than-expected growth in underlying sales in the first quarter, driven by the rebound of it North American activities.
European shares steadied near 4-week highs as investors expected there would be no immediate escalation in Syria following the weekend’s US-led strike.
Investors are strapping themselves in tight and bracing for another ride on the Russian rollercoaster next week after turbulent trading in wake of new US sanctions.
MSCI’s world equity index .MIWD00000PUS fell for the second day, while European shares declined 0.1 percent in early deals.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index was last down 0.3 percent, while in Asia overnight Japan's Nikkei .N225 and Australian stocks both lost 0.4 percent.
Gains were widespread, with the STOXX 600 closing up 0.82%, slightly below Wall Street, where the S&P 500 .SPX was up 1.8% in morning trading.
Germany’s DAX rose 1 percent, France’s CAC 40 0.57 percent and Britain FTSE 100 0.41 percent.
European shares fell alongside global stock markets as fears of a worsening trade conflict between the United States and China continued to worry investors.
The MSCI World Index slipped 0.15 percent while S&P 500 E-mini futures were down 1%, pointing to a lower start for Wall St when it opens.
The pan European STOXX 600 fell 0.45% by 0707 GMT, erasing only part of the 2.4% gain in the previous session and remained on track for a small weekly gain.
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