FTSE100 long. Global stocks reached new highs on Monday. European stock markets traded higher on Monday, supported by optimism about the economic recovery as the pace of vaccination in the region increases. The German DAX added 0.3%, the French CAC 40 rose 0.8% and the British FTSE index climbed the most by 1.1%. In an interview with Sunday, EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides said the European Union would speed up the approval of coronavirus vaccines adapted to combat covid mutations.