Germany’s benchmark stock index, the DAX Index, rose to its highest level since July 27, 2011.
The index of 30 companies traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange climbed 0.4 percent to 7,192.51 at 9:06 a.m. Among the stocks in the index, 22 rose and eight fell.
Gains in the DAX were led by Deutsche Bank AG, Daimler AG and Siemens AG.
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