Europe Sprints Into New Year (EWP, IEV, EWI, EWG, VGK)

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Major European indexes and ETFs gained sharply as 2012 got under way, according to an article on the Wall Street Selector .

Germany begins 2012 with gains in the DAX, and the iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund (NYSEArca:EWG - News) was up more than 4 percent by midday Tuesday.

The Vanguard European ETF (NYSEArca:VGK - News) was trading up 3 percent, and the iShares S'P 350 Index (NYSEArca:IEV - News) gained 3 percent.

Spain continues to struggle, with reports stating that unemployment remains close to 20 percent and that its budget deficit could reach higher than 8 percent of its gross domestic product.

Head over to WallStreetSelector.com for the full story.

 

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