European Equities Higher On Eve Of ECB Meet
Umer Jamshaid Published July 20, 2016 | 06:25 PM
LONDON, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th july, 2016) - Europe's main stock markets rose Wednesday, led higher by eurozone indices on the eve of an interest rate decision from the European Central Bank. "Equities have found renewed bullish gusto ...
3 percent as dealers also digested news that Britain's unemployment rate sat at a 11-year low of 4.9 percent. In the eurozone, Frankfurt shares won 1.4 percent and Paris gained 1.2 percent in value. The ECB was expected to hold fire Thursday on monetary policy -- but would likely prepare the ground for more stimulus in September as the economic fallout from Brexit becomes clearer, analysts predict. The central bank's latest meeting takes place one month after Britain voted to quit the European Union.