9/23, 9:03 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Europe opens higher ahead of data

Major stock markets in Europe opened higher on Thursday, with the latest economic reports on the services and manufacturing industries from the European Union, Germany, and the United Kingdom slated to be released later in the day. In the UK, the energy crisis continued with two more suppliers dropping from the market, and recent reporting suggests that disruptions for Christmas are to be expected.

The DAX started 0.80% in the green, led by Siemens increasing 1.46%. The FTSE 100 was up by 0.36% at the opening bell, as Rolls-Royce rose 1.62%. The CAC 40 began 0.79% higher, with Publicis Group gaining 1.04%.

The euro gained 0.27% on the dollar trading for $1.17188 at 9:03 am CET, while the pound increased 0.24% against the American currency going for $1.36522 a minute later.

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