Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Markets & Finance

European Stocks Finish Higher


European markets finished higher Wednesday. In London, the FTSE-100 index was up 73.2 points, or 1.8%, to 4,144. Third quarter GDP growth for the United Kingdom was revised upward to 0.8% from 0.7% compared to the second quarter. Frankfurt's DAX was up 88 points, or 2.77%, to 3,280 on some short covering from recent losses. The Paris CAC index was up 98 points, or 3.07%, at 3,313.

In Asia, stocks ended mixed. Japan's Nikkei 225 Index finished up 51.89 points, or 0.59%, to 8,875.88. Lacking fresh news, traders cited by S&P MarketScope said the market was top-heavy ahead of the 9,000 level for the Nikkei. Sony was down 0.74%, and NTT DoCoMo lost 1.23%. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index shed 50.93 points, or 0.51%, 9,944.59.


LIMITED-TIME OFFER SUBSCRIBE NOW
 
blog comments powered by Disqus