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European markets edge higher as Brexit talks rumble on; Carrefour shares up 7%

Sam Meredith

Market focus is largely attuned to ongoing Brexit talks, as negotiations over Britain's departure from the EU remain at an impasse. Carrefour led the gains on Thursday, up more than 7 percent amid earnings news. The French supermarket reported higher sales in the third-quarter, citing strong performances in its core French and Brazilian markets.