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PARIS / LONDON (dpa-AFX) – Europe’s most important stock markets have had a friendly start to the week. Hopes for continued cheap central bank money had a supportive effect, as did the most recent successes in the fight against the coronavirus in Europe. For the first time since September, fewer than 1,000 new infections were reported in Germany in one day.
The EuroStoxx 50 (EURO STOXX 50) as the leading index of Eurozone closed on Monday with an increase of 0.14 percent to 4132.67 points. At the national level, the French CAC 40 advanced 0.24 percent to 6616.35 points. The London FTSE 100 rose to its annual high and ultimately gained 0.18 percent to 7146.68 Zhler./edh/he