Closing changes for the main European bourses:

  • German DAX +0.7%
  • UK FTSE 100 flat
  • French CAC -0.1%
  • Italy MIB +0.2%
  • Spain IBEX -0.5%

The biggest news in European markets was in the Italian bond market, where yields fell to a record low of 0.455%. That's insane.

Closing changes for the main European bourses: