Europe higher premarket ahead of UK-EU meeting on NI

Friday, 15. October 2021 07:34

Major European stocks registered gains during Friday's premarket trading ahead of a key meeting between British and European Union officials on the issue of Northern Ireland.

Later today, United Kingdom's Brexit negotiator David Frost will meet Commissioner Maros Sefcovic to further discuss Brussels' new proposal on goods checks entering Northern Ireland from Britain. The two officials will likely talk about the role of the European Court of Justice.

The FTSE 100 gained 0.16%, while the DAX increased by 0.35% at 7:27 am CET. The CAC 40 advanced 0.35% at the same time. A minute later, the euro rose 0.09% against the dollar to sell for 1.16080, while the pound inched up 0.11% to 1.36874.

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