European equity close: Big rebound

Closing changes for the main European bourses:

  • UK FTSE 100 +1.5%
  • German DAX +1.6%
  • French CAC 40 +1.6%
  • Spain IBEX +2.0%
  • Italy MIB +1.8%
It’s a big day for risk assets everywhere and a strong bounce from the trouble at the end of last week.
There was a bit of a lull in the market midway through the European day but markets got a second lift from Villeroy and US enthusiasm.