Europe closes with gains tenth consecutive session

Freitag, 13. August 2021 17:31

Major stock markets in Europe closed with gains on Friday for the tenth consecutive trading session, marking the longest run of highs since 1990. The DAX reached an all-time high surpassing the 16,000 points level. Eurostat revealed that the export of goods from the Eurozone was up 23.8% year-on-year, while the imports grew by 28.2%. Meanwhile, Tesla's CEO Elon Musk visited Berlin and shared his hopes to begin vehicle production in October.

The DAX closed with 0.25% in the green as Adidas rose by 2.34%. The FTSE 100 was up 0.35% led by Segro growing by 2.19%, while the CAC 40 gained 0.20% with Bouygues adding 3.43%

The euro jumped by 0.56% against the dollar to trade for $1.17958 at 5:34 CET, at the same time the British pound advanced by 0.36% exchanging hands for $1.28592.

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