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German Stocks Erase Losses; DAX Benchmark Index Rises 0.2%

October 25, 2011

Oct. 25 (Bloomberg) -- German stocks advanced, extending an 11-week high, as Deutsche Bank AG, HeidelbergCement AG and Bayer AG increased.

The DAX Index advanced 0.2 percent to 6,066.19 at 9:43 a.m.

in Frankfurt, having previously dropped as much as 0.5 percent The benchmark measure has risen in recent weeks as investors speculated the leaders of the euro area will deliver a plan to shore up banks’ balance sheets and protect other economies fro a possible Greek default. The broader HDAX Index added 0.2 percent today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Peter Levring in Copenhagen at plevring1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew Rummer at arummer@bloomberg.net


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