How Did European Stocks Close?
Jul 19, 2018
European Stocks at the Close
Major European indices ended mixed today, with the Euro Stoxx 600 -0.23%, DAX -0.62%, and CAC40 -0.56% closing lower, while the FTSE 100 +0.10% ended higher. Periphery markets ended lower today, with Spain’s IBEX -0.33%, Greece’s ASE -0.92%, Italy’s MIB -0.40%, and Portugal’s PSI 20 -0.10%. The VSTOXX ended 7.41% higher today, up to 12.85 after closing at 11.96 yesterday. Yield on the Italian 10-year sovereign bond is down 1.8 basis points to 2.498%, while the yield on the German Bund is 1.3 basis points lower to 0.329%.
*Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio
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