European shares marginally higher in trading today

Spain’s Ibex down marginally. German Dax up 0.2%

The major European shares are closing the day mostly higher with the Spanish Ibex the exception. The provisional closes are showing:
  • German DAX, +0.2%
  • France’s CAC, +0.2%
  • UK’s FTSE, unchanged
  • Spain’s Ibex, -0.4%
  • Italy’s FTSE MIB, unchanged
In the European debt market, the benchmark 10 year yields are ending the session lower:
Spain's Ibex down marginally. German Dax up 0.2%_
In other markets, a snapshot is showing:
  • spot gold is up $5.10 or 0.35% at $1488.62
  • WTI crude oil futures are down $0.44 or -0.75% at $56.79
in the US stock market the major indices are currently trading mixed:
  • S&P index is up 1.2 points or 0.04% at 3075.80
  • NASDAQ index is still down -22.6 points or -0.27% at 8412.10
  • Dow is up 12.50 points or or 0.05% of 27505
In the forex market, the major indices remain bunched together with the JPY and NZD the strongest and the CAD the weakest.  The USD is a little higher overall with the largest gain vs the CAD and largest decline vs the JPY.