Europe opens higher amid vaccine optimism

Monday, 10. August 2020 09:06

Major stock markets in Europe opened higher on Monday after it was said China's coronavirus vaccine candidate, developed by CanSino Biologics, supposed to enter Phase 3 testing in Saudi Arabia. On the data front, investors are waiting for Sentix GmbH to report on investors' confidence in the Eurozone.

The DAX rose by 0.06% at 9:03 am CET with Adidas AG rising 1.80%. London's FTSE 100 lost 0.32% at the same time. BP Plc was the best performer going up by 1.38%. The CAC went up by 0.27% at 9:07 am CET as Renault climbed by 1.71%.

The euro was 0.148% down compared to the dollar at 9:07 am CET, trading for 1.17714. The British pound increased by 0.07% against the American currency, going for 1.30607 concurrently.

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