European shares leg up to new highs for the session. The Stoxx 50 +4.4%, Germany +4.1%, Italy...

|By:, SA News Editor

European shares leg up to new highs for the session. The Stoxx 50 +4.4%, Germany +4.1%, Italy +4.7%. The resource heavy FTSE 100 just +1.6%, following an overnight collapse in metals prices (now clawing their way back). Gold -1% to $1,620 after being down more than 6%. The euro +0.2% to $1.3525 after hitting $1.3364 earlier.