Europe opens higher on positive vaccine, Brexit news

Wednesday, 09. December 2020 09:02

Major European stock markets started Wednesday's trading session in the green driven mainly by the fact that the UK administered the first Covid-19 vaccines to the public on Tuesday, making it one of the first countries in the world to do so. Also, investors are monitoring the progress of post-Brexit trade deal talks between the European Union and the United Kingdom.

The FTSE 100 grew by 0.43% at the opening bell as International Consolidated Airlines Group jumped by 3.10%. The DAX increased by 0.50% with Covestro rising by 6.57%. The CAC 40 gained 0.53%. Renault increased by 1.83%.

The euro grew 0.20% against the greenback at 8:54 am CET, changing hands for 1.21307. The pound advanced 0.16% to sell for 1.33774 dollars at the same time.

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