The Madrid stock market index surged Monday after Mariano Rajoy's conservatives won the Spanish general election and the acting prime minister said he would make a push for power.
At 0745 GMT, the key Madrid index IBEX 35 stood 1.97 percent higher at 7,941.10, having minutes earlier risen to an early high of 8,023.70, just over three percent up compared to Friday's close.
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