Europe opens mixed following earnings, data

Wednesday, 28. July 2021 09:03

Major stock markets in Europe opened mixed on Wednesday, as investors digested the latest quarterly earnings and economic data reports. Deutsche Bank's revenue dipped slightly year-over-year in the second quarter of the year, while Barclays reported a small gain. Meanwhile, consumer confidence in Germany seems to have stagnated, and house prices rose by double digits in the United Kingdom in July.

The DAX opened 0.13% in the green, led by Deutsche Bank rising 2.79%. The FTSE 100 was 0.11% lower at the opening bell, with Bhp Group plc falling 2.31%. The CAC 40 began 0.24% higher, as Atos SE gained 5.46%.

The euro lost 0.08% against the dollar trading for $1.18066 at 9:04 am CET, while the pound stood flat against the American currency changing hands for $1.38768 at the same time.

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