Tuesday April 7, 2020

Banks lead European stocks higher

European stocks climbed today on U.S. employment and growth data and news that German lawmakers backed a euro-region rescue fund.

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Banks were the big gainers around Europe today as European stocks climbed for the fourth time in five days. U.S. employment and growth data exceeded forecasts and German lawmakers backed an enhanced euro-region rescue fund.

BNP Paribas SA and UBS AG led gains in banking shares, rallying more than 3 per cent. Although Irish banking shares have shrunk to almost negligible components of Dublin’s stock exchange they too rose as the ISEQ index followed...

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