Europe closes higher ahead of US infrastructure bill voting

Tuesday, 10. August 2021 17:31

Major stock markets in Europe closed higher on Tuesday in anticipation of the United States Senate's vote on the proposed bipartisan infrastructure bill worth $1.2 trillion. Earlier, the United Kingdom announced it vaccinated 75% of its adult population against COVID-19.

The DAX traded 0.21% higher at the close as Covestro AG advanced by 1.90%. The FTSE 100 rose by 0.43%, with Flutter Entertainment PLC surging by 7.81%. The CAC 40 gained 0.19% as ArcelorMittal SA expanded by 3.11%.

The euro lost 0.11% to the dollar to sell for $1.17229 at 5:27 pm CET. The pound sterling stood flat against the greenback a minute later to go for $1.38451.

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