European markets up following Greek debt deal
|06/16/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
European markets were up at market open on Friday morning, following the news that Greece yesterday reached a deal with international creditors, ending a period of uncertainty over whether it would default on its €7 billion debt.
The UK’s benchmark share index the FTSE 100 was up 0.36% at 7,446 points as of 08:32 a.m. BST (03:32 EST), after dropping to a low of 7,378.50 yesterday. Tesco is the day’s top gainer, up 1.36%, after the news that inflation has helped boost its sales, and reporting an increase in like-for-like UK sales this quarter of 2.3%, compared to the same quarter read more >>>