Germany’s DAX stock index just slammed past the 11,000 mark for the first time ever.

That’s on the back of Germany’s unexpectedly strong growth figures. Growth hit 0.7% in the fourth quarter, way higher than the 0.3% that had been expected.

Here’s how German stocks look today:

Over the year to date, the DAX is up by nearly 12%, easily beating US and UK equities.

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