Germany’s benchmark stock index, the DAX Index, rose 0.1 percent at 10:03 a.m.
The index of 30 companies traded on the Frankfurt Stock exchange gained 8.82 to 7,214.05. Among the 30 stocks in the index, 25 rose, 4 fell and 1 was unchanged.
Gains in the DAX were led by Adidas AG (ADS), Lanxess AG (LXS) and ThyssenKrupp AG (TKA), each gaining at least 1.1 percent. Siemens AG (SIE) was the biggest decliner, falling 1.5 percent.
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