European shares end with mixed results

German DAX up marginally. France’s CAC flat.

The European major stock indices are close for the day. The results are mixed. The provisional closes are showing:

  • German DAX +0.1%
  • France’s CAC, flat
  • UK’s FTSE 100 -0.4%
  • Spain’s Ibex, +0.80%
  • Italy’s FTSE MIB -0.3%
In the European debt market, the benchmark 10 year yields are lower with German DAX yields down -0.5 basis points while Italian yields are down 3.0 basis points.
German DAX up marginally. France's CAC flat._
In the forex, the EUR the has taken over as the weakest of the majors from the USD. The GBP remains the strongest.