European stock exchanges positive
European stock exchanges opened on a positive note today following fruitful trade talks in New York and Asia.
The promise by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi that he will resign once parliament has approved a package of radical spending cuts produced relieved reactions in markets around the world.
In Amsterdam, the AEX index climbed 0.8 percent within minutes of opening. Share prices were up between 0.8 and 1.5 percent in Paris, Frankfurt and London.
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