European stocks open higher with data in focus

Tuesday, 24. August 2021 09:00

Major European indexes began Tuesday's trading session in the green as fears regarding the renewed surge in coronavirus infections subsided slightly. Destatis reported that Germany's economy expanded 1.6% in the second quarter.

The FTSE 100 started 0.13% higher as BHP Group plc grew 1.77%. The DAX increased 0.27% at the opening bell. Infineon Technologies AG gained 0.96%. The CAC 40 advanced 0.50% with Renault SA climbing 1.26%.

The euro was unchanged against the dollar at 8:59 am CET, going for $1.17402. The pound rose 0.11% to $1.37358 at the same time.

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