European markets bounced around in afternoon trading after U.S. payroll numbers disappointed. Just 38,000 jobs were added in May, it was expected that 160,000 jobs would be added. But employment feel to 4.7%, the lowest since November 2007.
In London, the FTSE 100 ended the week 0.39% up at 6,209.63.
The FTSE was propped up by mining companies, which were helped by rising commodity prices. Fresnillo (FNLPF) closed more than 7% up and Rangold Resources (GOLD - Get Report) closed out the day 6.84% up. Anglo American (NGLOY) gained 5.17% throughout the day and Glencore (GLNCY) was up more than 5.52%.
The Dax closed 1.03% down at 10,103.26 in Frankfurt. The benchmark fell throughout the afternoon after the U.S. job numbers were released.
In Paris, the Cac 40 rounded out the week down 0.99%, closing at 4,421.78.
French hotel group Accor gained 6.73% after French newspaper Le Figaroreported that Chinese hotel operator Jinjiang was considering increasing its stake to 29%.
Publicis Groupe (PUBGY) lost 5.47% in Paris. Yesterday it was announced that chief revenue officer Laura Desmond would take a six-month sabbatical to deal with a family health issue.