European markets ends higher - The New Indian Express

European markets ends higher

Published: 30th December 2013 08:18 AM

Last Updated: 30th December 2013 08:18 AM

European markets climbed on Friday after U.S. jobless claims dropped more than forecast and markets reopened following the Christmas holiday.

Europe's leading Blue-chip index for the Eurozone, EURO STOXX 50 gained 38.49 points or 1.25% to settle at 3,111.37.

UK's benchmark index FTSE 100 climbed 56.70 points or 0.85% to settle at 6,750.87.

French benchmark index CAC 40 rose 59.24 points or 1.40%, to end at 4,277.65.

Germany's benchmark index DAX added 100.57 points or 1.06% to close at 9,589.39.

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