European cash equity markets are broadly lower at the closing bell (FTSE -0.6%, DAX +0.8%, CAC +0.6%). US cash equity markets are little changed at the closing bell having recovered off their worst levels this afternoon (DJIA 0.0%, S&P -0.2%, NASDAQ -0.2%).
The European Central Bank stood pat on policy this afternoon as President Mario Draghi signalled confidence in the medium term outlook for both the economy and inflation.
European cash equity markets are mixed at the closing bell (FTSE 0.0%, DAX -0.2%, CAC +0.3%). US bourses are lower at the closing bell (DJIA -0.3%, S&P -0.6%, NASDAQ -0.8%).