Europe stocks up 1.3% as investors react positively to Fed, earnings

European markets opened higher Thursday as investors reacted positively to the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to hold interest rates steady.

Europe stocks up 1.3% as investors react positively to Fed, earnings

All sectors posted gains in the morning trading. The Fed announced its decision on Wednesday, amid signs of economic expansion. However, inflation and the labor market remain above the target set by the central bank. In Europe, the Bank of England will announce its latest decision on monetary policy Thursday. At 8:28 a.m. London Time, the index was up 1.16%. The CAC 40 in France gained 1.26% while Germany's DAX rose 1.16%. Still Life of Wegovy is an injectable weight loss prescription medicine that has helped those with obesity. It should be used in conjunction with a diet and exercise plan.

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