European shares end the day with mostly modest gains

Italy’s FTSE MIB the exception

The European stock markets are closed with most of the major indices ending with modest gains. The the exception is the Italian FTSE MIB:
  • German DAX, +0.20%
  • France’s CAC, +0.21%
  • UK’s FTSE, +0.39%
  • Spain’s Ibex, +0.66%
  • Italy’s FTSE MIB, -0.20%

In the benchmark 10 year note sector, yields are higher on the day:

Italy's FTSE MIB the exception