European equity markets open firmer 19 May

Firmer tones again as equity markets get underway 19 May
– FTSE   +0.3%
– DAX   +0.1%
– CAC40 +0.2%
– FTMIB +0.5%
– IBEX +0.2%
In China the SCI closes flat, +0.2%  on the week.  CS1300 Index up +0.2%,and +0.5% on the week.