Paris (awp / afp) - With the exception of Frankfurt and Milan, the European stock markets closed lower Thursday after a nervous sitting still dominated by concerns about the debt crisis in the eurozone.
On the political level, the horizon has cleared yet for Italy and Greece have both confirmed the imminent formation of governments of national unity. In the bond market, the 10-year rate Italian have also relaxed, passing below 7%.
Investors were also reassured by the fact that the Italian Treasury has managed, despite the jump in rates to a year to more than 6% against 3.5% last month to raise 5 billion euros.
The Eurostoxx was up 0.20%
The DAX in Frankfurt Stock Exchange gained 0.66% to 5867.81 points.
The manufacturer of salt and fertilizer K + S has finished bottom side of Dax (-4.72% to 42.4 euros).
Siemens announced Thursday that the goals were disappointing, was almost at equilibrium (0.07% to 72.41 euros).
RWE gained 2.51% to 28.76 despite results that have turned red in the third quarter.
Deutsche Telekom, whose quarterly profit was better than expected, signed the second best performance of the day (3.73% to 9.11 euros).
This is the number one German energy EON has topped winning values (4.11% to 16.96 euros) after a good recommendation from Standard and Poor's.
The Milan Stock Exchange also ended in the green (0.97% to 15'218 points) in a market reassured by the probable arrival of Mario Monti at the head of the Italian government.
Among the largest increases, Fiat took Industrial 5.23% to 6.34% and Pirelli euros from 4.25% to 6.75 euros.
The bank also increased sharply, rising by 3.92% UniCredit to 0.7825 euro and Banco Popolare of 3.57% to 0.9875 euro.
The television group Mediaset, controlled by Berlusconi, still yielded 0.54% to 2.194 euros.
In Paris the CAC 40 yielded 0.34% at 3064.84 points in a nervous market, marked by profit taking on the eve of November 11, a holiday in France.
EADS is leading the ACC (5.03% to 20.97 euros) the market welcoming the upward revision of its operating profit target for 2011.
Good performance also Teleperformance (9.73% to 14.43 euros).
Nexity, penalized earlier this week by the announcement of the end of Scellier, recovered (1.32% to 18.01 euros).
Air France-KLM, which launched a profit warning, yielded 5.04% to 4.62 euros.
Credit Agricole lost 4% to 4.18 euros after the announcement of results heavily affected by a provision related to a significant depreciation of its Greek bonds.
The FTSE-100 index of London Stock Exchange has sold 0.29% to 5444.82 points.
Banks ended in the red, yielding 1.85% HSBC to 496.95 pence, Lloyds Banking Group 1.31% to 27.17 pence and Barclays 1.19% to 170 pence.
The mines were also closed lower, Vedanta plunging 9.52% to 1,131 pence after announcing a 90% reduction of its first-half profits.
Anglo American was an exception gaining 1.30% to 2,383.50 pence after the announcement of the sale to the Japanese trading house Mitsubishi 24.5% interest in its Chilean subsidiary Anglo American Sur (AAS) for 5.39 billion.
The Madrid Stock Exchange fell 0.36% to 8310.9 points.
The bank ended up in a disorganized, Santander remains virtually unchanged (0.04%) to 5.575 euros, BBVA yielding 0.49% to 5.891 euros, while CaixaBank climbed 2.91% to 3.54 euros.
The oil company Repsol, which published good quarterly results, at the same time announcing the resumption of its operations in Libya, has not benefited the stock market, the title slipping from 1.85% to 21.785 euros.
The world of travel booking, Amadeus, also finished in the red, yielding 2.94% to 12.545 euros.
The SMI-20 of the Swiss Stock Exchange lost 0.75% to 5565.78 points.
The Swiss oil drilling offshore Transocean, recorded the worst performance of the session (-3.01% to 45.10 Swiss francs).
The banks have also suffered: UBS has lost 1.74% to 10.70 francs, while Credit Suisse fell 1.44% to 21.88 francs.
The insurer Zurich Financial Services (ZFS) was one of the few values to end on a positive note (+0.15% to 196.90 francs), after announcing a quarterly net profit up 64%.
The AEX index in Amsterdam Stock Exchange ended almost unchanged (-0.02%) to 294.32 points. The company mail distribution PostNl recorded the largest decrease, yielding 5.64% to 2.65 euros, before the airline AirFrance KLM losing 5.01% to 4.62 euros. The bank insurer Aegon reported the largest increase of the session (3.11% to 3.18 euros).
The Bel-20 index of the Brussels Stock Exchange lost 0.64% Thursday at 2063.91 points.
The group of Bekaert wire drawing won 0.53% to 29.52 euros, despite the announcement of a revenue down 6% in the third quarter and the outlook clouded by the end of the year, including China.
The bancassurance KBC, which announced a quarterly loss of 1.6 billion euros due to the massive devaluation of some of its assets due to the debt crisis, fell 2.94% to 12.72 euros.
Dexia continued its downward spiral, losing 4.57% to 35 cents.
The Lisbon Stock Exchange finished Thursday down 0.48% to 5646.22 points again pulled down by the banking sector.
The PCO has recorded a new record low, tumbling to 9.09% before the IPO (-5.05%), the BES (-4.94%) and Banif (-3.69%).
The paper group Portucel achieved the best performance with gain of 2.03% while the retail group Jeronimo Martins rose 1.10%.