European stocks gain for second straight day amid investor optimism

Irish Times | Apr 7, 2020 at 6:07 PM
  • European shares rallied for a second straight day on Tuesday with investors focusing on early signs that the coronavirus pandemic may be easing.
  • Spanish stocks rose 2.3 per cent as coronavirus deaths slowed for a fourth day on Monday.
  • Exxon and Halliburton shares jumped 5 per cent and 7.4 per cent respectively.