European equities slip in line with dollar

The dollar fell after the Federal Reserve indicated it would take a slow, measured approach to any interest rate hikesEuropean stocks and the dollar slid Thursday after the Federal Reserve held interest rates and indicated it would take a slow, measured approach to any hikes. Markets also digested a barrage of company results, including from Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group, Rolls-Royce and Royal Dutch Shell, as well as France’s Carrefour, BNP Paribas and Renault, and Germany’s troubled Volkswagen. London drifted 0.3 percent lower, while in the eurozone, Frankfurt dipped 0.2 percent and Paris lost 0.3 percent in value.

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