7/19, 5:31 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Europe closes mixed after inflation, other data

Major stock market indexes in Europe closed mixed on Wednesday following the newest economic reports released during the day. The Eurozone observed a monthly decline in annual inflation and an expansion in its construction sector. The year-on-year rise in the United Kingdom's consumer prices also experienced a decrease in June compared to May.

The DAX stood flat. The FTSE 100 advanced by 1.93% as Persimmon PLC jumped by 8.61%. The CAC 40 rose by 0.21%, with Kering SA surging by 7.45%. The Eurostoxx 50 declined by 0.11% as Inditex SA declined by 2.09%.

The euro lost 0.28% to the dollar at 5:28 pm CET to sell for $1.11971. At the same time, the pound sterling decreased by 1.12% against the greenback to change hands for $1.28895.

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