Europe’s stock markets are jumping on Monday, after huge gains in Japan
All of Europe’s biggest bourses are trading in the green at the start, with the UK’s FTSE up almost 2%.
The bouyant mood follow big gains in Japan. At the close, the Nikkei 225 was at 16,022.58, up 1069.97 points or 7.16%. The surge made up some of the 13% loss of last week when Japan was caught up in a global rout.
Here’s the FTSE chart:
Elsewhere, other indexes are also on a bit of a charge this morning. Here’s the scoreboard as of 8:09 a.m. UK time:
- Germany’s DAX 30 — up 2.04%
- France’s CAC 40 — up 2.14%
- Spain’s IBEX 35 — up 2.48%
- Euro Stoxx 50 — up 2.51%
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