European stocks recover from Covid lockdown fears

Irish Times | Sep 22, 2020 at 8:08 PM
  • A jump in oil and tobacco shares helped European stocks close higher on Tuesday.
  • Home improvements retailer Kingfisher topped the FTSE 100 after it reported a 23 per cent jump in first half profit.
  • Autozone rose 1.3 per cent after the auto parts retailer reported better-than-expected sales and profit for the fourth quarter.