European markets extend gains after Wall Street opens

(AGI) Rome, July 16 - The Milan stock market gained 2.22percent, Frankfurt was up 1.19 percent, London added 1.04percent, Paris was up 1.33 percent and Madrid gained 1.69percent. Positive numbers for Chinese economic growth,especially mining stocks, boosted the markets and fears overthe Portuguese Banco Espirito Santo were eased after its stockprice rose by 13.16 percent; the bank lost over half of itscapital last week. . .

(AGI) Rome, July 16 - The Milan stock market gained 2.22percent, Frankfurt was up 1.19 percent, London added 1.04percent, Paris was up 1.33 percent and Madrid gained 1.69percent. Positive numbers for Chinese economic growth,especially mining stocks, boosted the markets and fears overthe Portuguese Banco Espirito Santo were eased after its stockprice rose by 13.16 percent; the bank lost over half of itscapital last week. . .