European stocks rise on easing tensions over Ukraine

IMG title=”” alt=”” src=”” IMG class=hide alt=”European stocks rise on easing tensions over Ukraine” src=”” (ANSA) – Milan, March 26 – European stocks rose Wednesday as tensions eased over Ukraine and positive US economic data showed the American economy is expanding at a rate that investors speculated won’t outpace interest rate increases, analysts said. PIn Milan, the FTSE-Mib index advanced by 1.37% to close at 21,108 points, while Madrid’s IBEX-35 index added 1.50% to close at 10,140.80 points. The Frankfurt DAX index rose by 1.18% to end the trading day at 9,448.58 points. The Parisian CAC-40 index added 0.94% to end at 4,385.15 points and the Athens Stock Exchange General Index (ASE) closed up 0.21% to close at 1,331.96 points./PPIn London, the FTSE-100 index ended flat at 6,605.3 points, against 6,604.89 at Tuesday’s close./PIMG id=mediaViewer title=”” alt=”” src=””ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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