European markets climbed on Thursday as European Central Bank
President Mario Draghi reiterated that interest rates will stay low
for an extended period, while the Federal Reserve said it saw a
modest to moderate U.S. economic recovery.
Europe's leading blue-chip index for the Eurozone, EURO STOXX 50
gained 15.91 points or 0.58% to settle at 2,774.20.
UK's benchmark index FTSE 100 climbed 57.7 points or 0.89% to
settle at 6,532.44.
French benchmark index CAC 40 rose 26.38 points or 0.66%, to end
Meanwhile, Germany's benchmark index DAX added 39.06 points or
0.48% to close at 8,234.98.