European shares hit their best level in 15 months on Thursday helped by the Dutch election and the laid back approach by the Federal Reserve.
Spanish energy firm Repsol's shares jumped after it announced it has found a field with enough crude to supply all of needs of Spain for four years.
The Berlin Film Festival is like to be the most political of the big festivals.
Nervous investors sold shares on Monday because of uncertainty about the effects of the immigration curbs introduced by the new US president.
News that Hillary Clinton won't face criminal charges over her email server scandal helped push up share prices and the value of the dollar on Monday.
Opinion polls showing Donald Trump's numbers improving have hit share prices around the world as well as the value of the dollar.
Deutsche Bank has failed to secure a speedy deal with the US Department of Justice over the misselling of mortgage-backed securities.
Wall Street got a boost on Wednesday from financial stocks and higher oil prices, while the pound hit a three-decade low against the dollar.
Deutsche Bank shares continued their gyrations - down nearly nine percent at one stage on Friday on fears about its stability.
The pound has slumped further in reaction to the UK's vote to leave the European Union, at one stage slipping below $1.28 in trading in Asia. The euro is also weak.
The bounce back continues for Europe's stock markets. Britain's FTSE 100 index had recovered all of its post-Brexit losses by the end of trading on Wednesday.
Share prices in London and around Europe bounced back after the hammering they have taken since Friday.
U.S. stocks have fallen sharply, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping as much as 538 points, as Britain's vote to quit the European Union sent a shock wave through global financial markets.
The pound hit a high for 2016 as global stocks rallied and the markets followed the bookies and backed Britain to remain in the EU.
European markets opened slightly higher as Britain goes to the polls to vote on whether to leave or stay in the European Union.
The pound has bounced back against the dollar after recent polls from the UK suggest that the campaign to remain in the EU is on a roll.
Brent crude oil is up five percent, at more than 41 dollars a barrel. The surge is raising hopes that top producers will will agree to freeze
European shares enjoyed only a brief bounce on Thursday before investors focused on Mario Draghi's statement that interest rates will only be cut again in the most extreme of circumstances.
European shares closed at their lowest level in more than two years on Monday with investors concerned over the region's banks and slowing global growth.
European markets opened the week on a rebound, clawing back some of the losses of the previous week, but the main market preoccupation continues to
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