German investor sentiment jumps in October: ZEW

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Frankfurt (AFP)

Sentiment among investors in Germany improved sharply in October, the ZEW economic institute said on Tuesday, lifting the indicator out of its post-Brexit doldrums.

ZEW's headline investor confidence index hit 6.2 points in October, an increase of 5.7 points over September and beating the 4 points analysts surveyed by Factset had predicted.