European equity close: More gains as Spain and Italy lead the way

Closing changes for the main European bourses
– UK FTSE +0.26%
– French CAC +0.1%
– German DAX +0.2%
– Spain IBEX +0.7%
– Italy MB +0.4%
The MIB edged above its recent highs and continues to chew into the 2015-2016 losses.