All European markets, except for the UK, closed with gains on Thursday.

The STOXX Europe 600, which includes around 90% of the market capitalization of the European market in 17 countries, rose 2.45 points, or 0.51%, to 483.35.

The UK’s FTSE 100 index ended at 7,585.01, down 4.65 points, or 0.06%.

Germany’s DAX 30 was up 0.65%, or 102.61 points to 15,912.33.

France’s CAC 40 increased 0.30%, or 21.18 points, to 7,194.16 points.

Italy’s FTSE MIB was up 199.15 points, or 0.73%, at 27,570 and Spain’s IBEX 35 was up 39.7 points, or 0.45%, to 8,814.6.

Almost all markets in Asia closed Wednesday with gains following China’s interest rate cut and record-high foreign trade figures in Japan.

Turkiye’s BIST 100 index closed at 2,014.21 points, down 1.36%.

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