6/6/2022, 9:01 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Europe opens higher amid Johnson vote update

Major stock markets in Europe were higher at the opening bell on Monday as the United Kingdom's ITV News reported that a vote of no confidence in the current PM Boris Johnson was expected to be announced in the morning hours.

The British FTSE 100 was 0.74% up at the open, with Croda International PLC climbing 4.82%, while the CAC 40 increased by 0.77%, led by Societe Generale SA's 2.14% rise. The German DAX was closed due to the national Whit Monday holiday.

The euro traded flat against the dollar, selling for $1.07252 at 8:59 am CET, while the pound was 0.35% up against the greenback, going for $1.25342 at the same time.

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