European shares closed higher on Monday as crude oil prices lifted energy stocks.
Investors were in a buying mood as the first half of the year winds down.
Markets in the United States will be closed on Friday for the 4 July Independence Day holiday.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index of top shares closed up 1.8% at 859.63 after falling nearly 2% last week.
Banks also rose: BNP Paribas, Banco Santander and Barclays were higher by 2.7% - 4.1%. Lloyds gained 5.5%.
In Frankfurt, the DAX index ended at 4,885.09 points, up 108.62 or 2.27%.
In Paris, the CAC-40 index closed at 3,193.68 points, up 63.95 or 2.04%. The Swiss market index closed at 5,443.45 points, up 67.46 or 1.25%.
In London, the FTSE 100 was 53.02 points higher, 1.25%, at 4,294.03, recovering most of last week's decline of 1.5%.
In Japan, the Nikkei fell 93.92 points, 0.5%, to 9,783.47.
In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index finished down 71.75 points, 0.39%, at 18,528.5.
In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.43% or 16.9 points to 3,886.9 points. The All Ordinaries lost 16.8 points, or 0.43%, to 3882.7.
In New Zealand, the NZX50 share maket was up 4 points, or 0.1%, at 2775 on turnover of $70 million on Monday.
In currency markets the dollar was trading at 64.33 US cents, 80.25 Australian cents, 39.05 pence, 61.45 yen and 0.4588 euro.The Trade Weighted Index was at 60.73.