Europe Stocks Soar on Cisco Comments

Tech gains boost Canada markets; Asia markets end mixed

Europe stocks moved higher on Cisco's comments. The networking company's optimism lifted technology and telecom shares in Europe. In London, the Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index finished higher by 75.40 points, or 1.40%, to 5,471.90. Some short covering before a long holiday weekend in Britain is also giving stocks there a boost.

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