CAC was off 0.43% as Le Penn opposition still in disarray. Dax was down 0.39% pulled down by a 6% decline in Deutche Bank. Asian markets were mixed after N Korea fired four ballistic missiles into Japanese waters.
Indicators point to broad-based global growth not seen since 2010, with promising signs from Germany and China. But be wary of European politics, slower consumer spending in the US, as well as the spector of trade tensions between the world's largest two economies.