European equity close: Germany leads the way higher
Closing changes for the main European bourses:
It was a good day for European stock markets. Markets peaked early in the day but held most of the gains into the close.
- German DAX +1.0% (shown here)
- UK FTSE 100 +0.3%
- French CAC +0.7%
- Italy MIB +0.5%
- Spain IBEX +0.58%