4:00 PM Frankfurt Ahlers net tumbled on weak revenues. Luxury goods conglomerate LVMH sales jumped after strong business in fashion and leather goods. PageGroup gross profit soared 20%.
In London trading, FTSE 100 index fell 74.60 or 1% to 7,163.34 and in Frankfurt the DAX index slumped 172.53 or 1.4% to 11,804.69.
In Paris, CAC 40 index declined 75.51 or 1.4% to 5,243.04.
slipped 1.9% to 3.05 after Germany-based men''s fashion products maker said revenues in the nine-month period ending in September declined 6.5% from a year ago to 168 million.
Net income in the period tumbled 95.1% to 0.2 million from 4.1 million in the same period a year ago.
Men''s fashion products maker said profit decline was driven by weak sales in the suits and jackets business and gross profit declined by 7.1%.
Ahlers forecasted fiscal 2018 revenues of about 235.9 million and operating profit of about 3.5 million.
Consus Real Estate AG
fell 0.1% to 3.05 after Germany-based real estate developer said revenues in the first-half ending in September surged from a year ago to 242.4 million.
Net loss in the period widened to 8.1 million from 4.2 million in the same period a year ago and diluted loss per share increased to 0.10 from of 0.19.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE
plunged 7.9% to 263 after France-based luxury goods maker reported total revenues in the nine-month period ending in September soared 11% from a year ago to 33.1 billion.
The luxury goods conglomerate added revenues in the fashion and leather goods business surged 14% to 13.1 billion and revenues in the perfumes and cosmetics segment jumped 14% to 4.4 billion.
Revenues in the watches and jewelry segment soared 3 billion and in the wines and spirits segment advanced 7% to 3.6 billion.
dropped 2.2% to 533 pence after the U.K.-based recruitment services provider said gross profit in the third-quarter ending in September soared 19.7% from a year ago to £207.7 million.
PageGroup said profit in the U.K. rose 1%
Were not seeing a large number of jobs moving to Europe and not really seeing, beyond the talk, any significant move yet, said chief executive officer Steve Ingham.