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Clouds are seen over the buildings of the banking district after sunset in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, June 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

German business confidence rises for 2nd consecutive month

Jun. 24, 2020 4:56 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German business confidence has risen for the second consecutive month, a closely watched survey showed Wednesday. The result was slightly better than economists' expectations. The Ifo institute said its monthly confidence index rose to 86.2 points in June from 79.7 in May. Economists had...