Europe settles higher as North Korea tension eases

Wednesday, 30. August 2017 17:36

European bourses closed in the green on Wednesday as investors shook off concerns related to North Korea's latest missile launch.

The DAX advanced 0.47% with HeidelbergCement rising 1.57%. Adidas and Deutsche Boerse followed with increases of 1.36% and 1.16%, respectively.

The CAC 40 added 0.49% as ArcelorMittal jumped 2.7%.

The FTSE 100 grew 0.38%. The best performer was Ashtead whose stocks surged 4.89%.

The euro declined 0.46% against the dollar, changing hands for 1.1917 at 5:51 pm CET. At the same time, sterling traded flat against the greenback, buying 1.2928.

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