Thomson ReutersDecember 12, 2013 17:38
By Atul Prakash
LONDON (Reuters) - European stock markets will extend their strong rally into 2014, driven by optimism about a more durable economic recovery and the prospect of a long period of very accommodative monetary policy, a Reuters poll showed.
Even with real concerns about uneven economic performance - with Germany leading but No. 2 economy France struggling, to say nothing of Greece, Spain or Portugal - European shares were picked to be the world's top performers in the latest surveys.