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European equity markets record solid gains Friday

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The European stock markets broke higher Friday, amidst a fall in the EUR/USD. During European trading, and in the absence of any notable indicators across the continent, equities are recording solid advances at midday.

Beginning with the indices and composites, the EURO STOXX 50 rose +0.71% as it settles in region of 2792.29, up +19.76 points in these moments. In addition, the FTSE 100 is trading in positive territory, operating at 6630.60, ascending +40.86 points or +0.62% at the time of writing. Finally, the DAX has climbed higher at the opening, trading in the zone of 8317.02, presently +0.66% after a movement of +54.87 points.

Moving to commodities the prices of gold and silver are trading at USD $1444.63 and $23.59 per oz. respectively. Moreover, the price of crude is operating at USD $95.71/bbl Friday.

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