Wednesday, March 06 08:55:27
The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares vaulted over its 2011 peak and hit a 4-1/2 year high today morning, helped in part by M and A talk in the telecom sector.
At 0823 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 was up 0.25 percent at 1,192.01 points, a level not seen since September 2008.
On Tuesday, Wall Street's Dow Jones industrial average hit its highest level ever. ( C ) Reuters