European markets pick up at close

(AGI) Rome, July 18 - European markets closed on a slightupturn on Friday after the previous day's fall due to tensionin the Middle East, the Malaysia Airlines plane crash and theUkraine crisis. Milan, the worst performer among Europeanmarkets on Thursday, recorded the highest rise with the FTSEMIB picking up 0.65 percent at close. In Paris, the CAC40 rose0.44 percent and London gained 0.17 percent. Only Frankfurt sawadrop, its DAX losing 0.35 percent. In the U.S., both the DowJones and the Nasdaq gave a bullish performance. . .

(AGI) Rome, July 18 - European markets closed on a slightupturn on Friday after the previous day's fall due to tensionin the Middle East, the Malaysia Airlines plane crash and theUkraine crisis. Milan, the worst performer among Europeanmarkets on Thursday, recorded the highest rise with the FTSEMIB picking up 0.65 percent at close. In Paris, the CAC40 rose0.44 percent and London gained 0.17 percent. Only Frankfurt sawadrop, its DAX losing 0.35 percent. In the U.S., both the DowJones and the Nasdaq gave a bullish performance. . .