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Monday, June 22, 2015

European markets went through the roof today after positive hints about Greece's bailout deal

European markets rocketed upwards today on some sudden and positive hints of a Greek bailout deal at today's emergency European summit. The Greek government is trying to negotiate a billions of euros in bailout money, and for the first time in weeks there are genuine signs of positive developments today. Athens stocks led the way — the index recorded a dramatic rise of 9% on Monday: The other major European stock indices surged upwards too: Germany's DAX: +3.85% France's CAC 40: +3.78% Spain's Ibex: +3.84% Italy's FTSE MIB: +3.36% The UK's FTSE 100: +1.72% Here's how the DAX looks: Greek news is almost certain to keep moving markets as the week goes on, and we get more of an idea about the shape of any deal (or if it falls apart).Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: This 1998 supercar could auction for $15 million