European shares end with mixed results

German Dax falls short of a record close despite a new intraday all-time high

The German DAX is closing the day up 0.2%. However that is short of the all-time high close of 14109.48. The index did however reach a new all-time intraday high price of 14197.49. That extended above the old February 8 high of 14169.49.
US yields are higher
A look at the provisional closes in Europe are showing a mixed results:
  • German DAX, +0.2%
  • France’s CAC, +0.3%
  • UK’s FTSE 100, 0.8%
  • Spain’s Ibex, -0.2%
  • Italy’s FTSE MIB, -0.1%
in other markets as European/London traders look to exit:
  • spot gold has rebounded off its lows that got close to the $1700 level at $1702.04. The precious metal is currently trading at $1720.73 $-17.78 or -1.03%
  • Spot silver is trading down $0.40 or -1.51% at $26.35. The low price reached $25.84. The high prices up at $26.82
  • WTI crude oil futures are trading up $1.67 or 2.79%. This despite a surge of 21.563 million barrels has refineries reopened after the harsh Arctic freeze.
  • Bitcoin is up 7.95% or $3774 at $51,223. The high price extended to $52,666. The low price was way down at $47,373.29