European equity close: Solid gains outside the UK
Closing changes for the main bourses:
- UK FTSE -0.2%
- French CAC +0.5%
- German DAX +0.6%
- Italy MIB +1.4%
- Spain IBEX +0.4%
The UK was closed yesterday so it was playing some catch-up. Italy led the way on hopes for a new government as talks between 5-Star and the PD get underway.