Europe ends higher as May tries to save Brexit deal

Tuesday, 11. December 2018 17:32

European markets closed with gains on Tuesday as United Kingdom Prime Minister started a European tour to try to save her Brexit deal. May embarked on a European tour after the House of Commons vote on the Brexit deal scheduled for yesterday was postponed. May is also reportedly traveling to Dublin tomorrow for talks with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar.

The FTSE 100 ended 1.66% above the flat line. The DAX gained 1.90% at the market close. Linde Plc added 4.04%. The CAC 40 X closed 1.71% higher with Dassault Systemes surging 5.27%. The Eurostoxx 50 increased 1.64% at the closing bell with Volkswagen AG ending 3.63% in the green. The euro fell 0.31% against the dollar to change hands for 1.1319 at 5:32 pm CET.

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