DAX jumps over 200 pts after strong retail data

Wednesday, 02. September 2020 10:10

The DAX soared over 200 points on Wednesday after Germany's statistical office Destatis reported that the retail sales in the country rose by higher-than-expected 4.2% on a yearly basis in July. The DAX increased by 1.78%, or 231 points, at 10:16 am CET, pulled up by Adidas AG's 4.2% jump.

Meanwhile, the FTSE 100 gained 1.4% at 10:17 am CET after it was reported that the average house prices in the United Kingdom hit an all-time high of £224,123 in August.

The CAC 40 in Paris rose by 1.8% at 10:23 am CET.

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