Market report: European shares rise ahead of ECB meeting

European shares rose for a second day as investors awaited the European Central Bank's interest rate decision and results from Daimler and Volvo beat expectations.

6th February, 2014
European shares rose ahead of the European Central Bank policy meeting

European shares rose for a second day as investors awaited the European Central Bank's interest rate decision and results from Daimler and Volvo beat expectations.

By 11:25 a.m., the FTSE 100 was up 0.8 per cent in London, France's CAC 40 gained one per cent in Paris while Germany's DAX added 1.1 per cent.

In Dublin, the ISEQ also increased by 0.8 per cent in value. Shares in Ryanair rose by 2.6 per cent after the airline said traffic...

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