Stocks in the UK gained ground but the losses were substantial in the eurozone on inflation and energy security worries.
- UK FTSE +0.3%
- German DAX -1.7%
- Italy MIB -0.2%
- French CAC -1.1%
- Spain IBEX -0.7%
Overseas, the Nasdaq is down 0.7% as it also takes a breather after a sensational gain the past two weeks.
The DAX stalled out at the old lows.