European Markets have opened lower this morning.
The Nikkei and Hang Seng are trading lower in the current session.
Stocks recovered from early losses to close mixed Thursday as investors weighed fears about Europe’ debt crisis against upbeat reports on the U.S. economy.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 3 points, or less than 0.1%, to end at 12,415. The S&P 500 (SPX) added 4 points, or 0.3%, to 1,281. The Nasdaq gained 21 points, or 0.8%, to 2,670.
Key economic data out of Europe on Friday includes European Union unemployment and retail trade data due at 10:00am UK time.