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Investor Confidence in German Rebound Unexpectedly Strengthens

  • Gauge for expectations improves, current conditions edge lower
  • Report comes after French data points to slowing recovery
Employees maneuver packages around inside the Kuehne + Nagel International AG logistics center in Haiger, Germany, on Aug. 6.

Employees maneuver packages around inside the Kuehne + Nagel International AG logistics center in Haiger, Germany, on Aug. 6.

Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

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Investors unexpectedly raised their expectations for Germany’s recovery, adding to signs that Europe’s largest economy may bounce back more quickly from coronavirus restrictions than its neighbors.