European stock markets mid-session: Indices closed today – focus on Greece and U.S. employment data
European stock exchanges are closed today for a public holiday. U.S. data on Average Hourly Earnings, Nonfarm Payrolls and the Unemployment Rate will be in the focus today. Yesterday a preliminary framework of a deal between Iran and Western powers was reached. Sanctions will probably lifted on a step-by-step basis. Today Greek deputy finance minister said will pay a loan tranche due on April 9th to the IMF after the Greek interior minister proposed that Greece should rather use the money for pensions and wages.
Yesterday FTSE 100 closed +0.35% quoted at 6,833.46 points. Germany's DAX 30 closed at 11,967.39 points -0.28%. France's CAC 40 closed at 5,074.14 points, +0.24%.
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- Irish PM Varadkar: Ideally Would Get Brexit Deal By Year End
- The sentix overall index for Euro Area fell again in November from 11.4 to 8.8 points
- UK consumer credit increased by £0.8bn in September
- Spanish unemployment continues at its lowest levels in the last 9 years