Germany’s DAX inventory market index tops 18,000 for first time – DW – 03/13/2024 | EUROtoday

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Germany’s benchmark blue-chip inventory index, the DAX, crossed the 18,000-point mark for the primary time throughout buying and selling on Wednesday morning shortly after opening.

The DAX, which is made up of 40 massive publicly traded German companies, has been on a powerful run just lately regardless of struggles for the general  German economic system.

The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reported that Germany’s gross home product (GDP) fell by 0.3%  within the final quarter of 2023. However, in January this yr, Europe’s largest economic system recorded a leap with  German corporations hitting a 6.3% improve within the worth of products exported.

What’s mistaken with Germany’s economic system?

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Many of the businesses within the index do important enterprise overseas, reminiscent of within the United States, making them much less depending on the home market.

Among the globally acknowledged corporations listed on the DAX are Volkswagen, Bayer, BMW and Adidas.

ssa/sms (dpa, AFP)