Markets ahead on stimulus hopes after volatile trading session

Irish Times | Mar 25, 2020 at 6:35 PM
  • European stocks ended another tumultuous session higher on Wednesday as investors bet on further stimulus measures to dull the economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak.
  • The pan-European STOXX 600 index closed up 3.1 per cent after earlier trading both in negative territory and as much as almost 5 per cent higher.
  • German stocks rose about 1.8 per cent, while stocks in Italy, the country worst hit by the virus, rose about 1.7 per cent.