European shares hit 3-week high on expectations of Greek deal

June 23, 2015 9:35 AM

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LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - European shares climbed to a three-week high on Tuesday, extending the previous session's rally, on expectations that Greece was getting closer to a debt deal with its international creditors.

Greece's ATG share index rose 2.6 percent after surging 9 percent in the previous session, while the country's benchmark banking index was up 6.1 percent, extending Monday's rally of nearly 21 percent.

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