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European equities ascend, Dax reaches new all-time maximum
On Monday, European equities started moderately higher after four consecutive weeks of revenues, with Germany's Dax hitting a fresh maximum because concerns regarding the situation in Catalonia relieved after Sunday's protest against independence.
The pan-European STOXX 600 rallied 0.2% during early trade, the Dax gained 0.3%, thus demonstrating a fresh record of 12,997 points.
Meanwhile, Spain's IBEX managed to rebound 1%, with Caixabank acquiring 2% after its board decided to move its registered office to Valencia.
A modest rebound for the British pound that has been suffering from Theresa May's inability to maintain authority over her cabinet, applied pressure on the FTSE – the UK key benchmark slid 0.1%.
Credit Agricole slumped 0.8% after its CEO stressed it was considering joining the flock of potential suitors for Commerzbank.
Additionally, in France, Airbus appeared to be the top loser, going down 1.5%.
Russian media companies are complaining that Youtube and Facebook block them. So sad. Now, what about the stock price?
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The market optimism waned amid stricter restrictions to control rising coronavirus infections. S&P 500 and Nasdaq dropped from the all-time highs, while the USD jumped higher.
S&P 500 skyrocketed to the all-time high on optimism that Biden’s fiscal stimulus will support economic growth and boost corporate earnings.
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