European equities closed higher on Wednesday, following some positive economic data for the euro zone.
European equities closed down on Tuesday as investors reacted to fresh economic data from the euro zone and booked some profits after a stellar rally in the previous session.
With just hours left of the first trading quarter of 2015, European stocks have bolted out of the starting blocks. Here are the top ten performers.
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