SKF and Syngenta slip as European stock markets retreat

April 17, 2015 7:12 AM

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LONDON, April 17 (Reuters) - European stock markets lost ground on Friday, with bearings maker SKF and crop chemicals group Syngenta among the worst performers after posting tepid figures.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which had reached its highest level in more than 14 years earlier this week, was down by 0.3 percent at 1,631.65 points in early session trading.

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