The U.K. government has announced sweeping reforms to the regulation of its financial services industry, which it hopes will unlock future growth prospects. Mike Kemp | In Pictures | Getty Images LONDON
Brie Olootu pumps gas at an Exxon Mobil gas station on June 09, 2022 in Houston, Texas. Gas prices are breaching record highs as demand increases and supply fails to keep up.
LONDON — European markets were mixed in a thin trading session on Christmas Eve, with traders keeping a watchful eye on the latest developments around the omicron Covid variant. London’s FTSE 100