The growth of European stock markets, which occurred after the announcement of the results of the first round of voting in the election of the President of France, led to the growth of the state’s richest Europeans at $27 billion, writes Bloomberg.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the rally in European markets, in which markets rose to 17 month highs, brought to European participants index an increase of capital of 2.6%.
The largest increase in the state per day was noted by the founder of Zara, is the Spaniard Amancio Ortega: during the day, 24 April, its assets grew by $2.7 billion.
The winner of the first round of presidential elections in France, which was held on Sunday, April 23, was a socialist and a supporter of European integration Emmanuel macron, who received 23.7% of votes. In second place was the leader of “National front” marine Le Pen: it was voted by 22% of French. Both candidates advanced to the second round of elections.
Monday, April 24, European stock markets showed steady growth. The main German stock index DAX broke a record, rising by 3.37%. French stock index CAC gained 4.14 per cent, showing the highest daily growth in percentage since August 2012 and from a peak closing level from April 2015. Stoxx Europe 600 grew by 2.11%. The leading index of the British stock exchange FTSE 100 has grown for a day on 2,11%.
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