European stocks rise at the open to put equities on track for fourth straight gain

May 28
13:04 2020

European stocks opened higher Thursday, putting the Stoxx Europe 600 on track for its fourth consecutive gain. The German DAX rose 0.7% and the U.K. FTSE 100 added 0.8%. Low-frills carrier easyJet rose over 4% after saying winter bookings are ahead of last year’s, while engine maker Rolls-Royce slumped nearly 7%. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 137 points.

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