4:00 PM Frankfurt Allianz net surged 13%. Erste Group Bank net swung to a loss to 930 million. Sweden-based Hexagon said net soared 20% to 220 million. TDC profittumbled 49%. William Hill agreed to acquire 29.4% stake in NeoGames for £16 million.
In London trading, FTSE 100 index slipped 13.74 or 0.2% to 6,733.48 and in Frankfurt the DAX index slid 45.57 or 0.4% to 11,538.19.
In Paris, CAC 40 index fell 17.98 or 0.4% to 5,174.13.
For the week, FTSE 100 index gained 0.5% and the DAX index jumped 2% and the CAC 40 index increased 1.8%.
fell 0.6% to 154.15 after the Germany-based financial services provider reported total revenues in the first-half ending in June jumped 7.1% to 67.94 billion or 63.42 billion in a year ago period.
Net profit in the period surged 13.1% from a year ago to 3.84 billion compared to 3.40 billion and diluted earnings per share climbed to 8.45 from 7.41.
The bank affirmed operating profit for the year of about 10.8 billion.
Erste Group Bank AG
gained 1.8% to 154.15 after the Austria-based banking services provider reported net interest income in the first-half ending in June rose 1.4% to 2.24 billion or 2.21 billion in a year ago period.
Net in the period swung to a loss of 929.7 million compared to profit of 487.2 million from a year ago and diluted net per share swung to a loss of 2.17 from diluted earnings per share of 1.14.
decreased 1.3% to 279.70 after the Sweden-based information technology provider reported revenues in the first-half ending in June climbed 5% to 1.49 billion or 1.23 billion in a year ago period.
Net profit in the period soared 20% from a year ago to 220.2 million compared to 183.2 million and earnings per share jumped to 0.61 from 0.51.
slumped 2.1% to 49.81 Danish kronor after the Denmark-based communications company reported revenues in the first-half ending in June jumped 6.8% to 12.22 billion kronor from 11.44 billion kronor in a year ago period.
Net income in the period tumbled 48.9% from a year ago to 1.08 billion kronor compared to 2.12 billion kronor and diluted earnings per share dropped to 1.36 kronor from 2.65 kronor.
William Hill Plc
plunged 7.7% to 379.20 pence after the U.K.-based betting and gambling services provider agreed to acquire 29.4% stake in Luxemburg-based NeoGames S.a.r.l., a online lottery software and services provider for a total cash consideration of £16 million or $25 million.
Separately, the company said net revenues in the first-half ending in June slid 0.4% to£808.1 million from £805.2 million in a year ago period.
Profit in the period declined 30% from a year ago to £69.5 million compared to £98.6 million and diluted earnings per share fell to 7.9 pence from 11.3 pence.