However, regional markets struggled as profit-takers moved in after a healthy week and traders were spooked by reports the man probing Donald Trump's links to Russia will also investigate his business dealings.
In initial deals in the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 slipped 0.2 percent to 12,424.80 points and the CAC 40 in Paris also slipped 0.2 percent to 5,188.92 points compared with the closing levels on Thursday.
Nasdaq closes with gains for seven consecutive trading days
Japanese car maker says battery sensors could cause engine fires
Oil prices up 1 percent
The application "will allow EasyJet to establish a new airline, EasyJet Europe, which will be headquartered in Vienna and will enable EasyJet to continue to operate flights both across Europe and domestically within European countries after the UK has left the EU," the no-frills airline said in a statement.
Energy sector that is undergoing transitional period requires new strategies, says Gas Exporting Countries Forum senior
OPEC Secretary General says meetings with US shale producers to continue
Crude oil prices up around 2 percent
Tehran welcomes greater engagement of Turkish firms for Iran's upstream and downstream projects: Iranian Deputy Oil Min.
A return to $100 per barrel oil prices for a sustained period in unlikely, Petoro official says
Stocks mixed before Fed Chair's testimony
Deal between Iran's Petropars, Total and Chinese CNPC is sign that return of sanctions is unlikely: Iran's deputy oil min.
Tokyo will contribute to stable world energy supply, says Katsuo Nagasaka, chairman of Chiyoda Corporation
BIST 100 index rises 0.04 percent while US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands at around 3.61
Russia agreed to cut 300,000 barrels of daily oil production in line with OPEC's latest accord in May 2017
But the real fight may go beyond who gets to catch the modest crustaceans around Svalbard, a unique Norwegian archipelago in the Barents Sea.
US adds 222,000 new jobs in June
"The Board of Directors of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) today approved the third tranche of €8.5 billion of ESM financial assistance to Greece," the eurozone bailout fund said in a statement.
South Korean tech giant forecasts highest-ever quarterly profit of $12.1B