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Rising Cases Of COVID Increase Uncertainty
2020-08-06 • Updated
Midday Market View
European stock markets traded mixed early Thursday, with strong industrial data supporting the German market while the Bank of England kept monetary policy unchanged, offering up a more pessimistic outlook. In Germany, factory orders soared in June, climbing 27.9% data showed earlier Thursday, far above the 10% gain expected. The Bank of England maintained its key interest rate at 0.10% earlier Thursday, and kept its powder dry in terms of additional stimulus.
Midday Key Point
- UK July construction PMI 58.1 vs 57.0 expected.
- Tokyo governor repeats that must think about declaring state of emergency if virus situation worsens.
- China repeats that it will take strong countermeasures as it opposes US-Taiwan meeting.
- Dollar firms a little amid mixed markets in European morning trade.
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