European equity close: Solid day for stocks to cap a strong week

Closing changes from the main European bourses:

  • UK FTSE 100 +0.2%
  • French CAC +0.65%
  • German DAX +0.6%
  • Italy MIB +0.2%
  • Spain IBEX +0.3%
It was a great start to the year:
  • UK FTSE 100 +6.4
  • French CAC +2.8%
  • German DAX +2.4%
  • Italy MIB +2.5%
  • Spain IBEX +4.1%