Europe opens mostly higher ahead of EU-UK meeting

Thursday, 10. September 2020 09:03

Shares on the major European stock markets opened Thursday's trading session mostly higher as investors awaited the European Central Bank's interest rate decision that will be revealed after the session's start.

Moreover, traders will keep a close eye on the further development of the Brexit negotiations, as an extraordinary meeting of the United Kingdom and the European Union's Joint Committee will take place later in the day.

The DAX gained 0.16% at 9:02 am CET, with Linde plc rising 1.18% at 9:05 am CET, while the CAC 40 went up by 0.11% a minute after the session's start as Peugeot went up by 0.94%. Meanwhile, in London, the FTSE 100 declined by 0.08% with Wm Morrison Supermarkets as the worst performer. The euro increased by 0.15% versus the dollar, selling for $1.18210 at 9:04 am CET, while the pound sterling stood flat against the greenback, changing hands at $1.30024 at the same time.

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