European Shares Gain After US Debt Deal
European shares rose on Monday after U.S. lawmakers reached a tentative debt limit deal to avert a fast-approaching default in early June.
Trading volumes were light, with the U.S., U.K. and several European markets closed for holidays.
The pan European STOXX 600 was marginally higher at 461.85 after rising 1.2 percent on Friday.
The German DAX edged up 0.3 percent and France's CAC 40 rose 0.2 percent. The U.K. markets were closed for a bank holiday.
Banks traded higher, with Commerzbank, Deutsch Bank and BNP Paribas rising around 1 percent each.