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  • fresh signs of resilience in Europe's largest economy.

  • Investor sentiment in Germany rose by more than expected in January.

  • Hopes have improved exports outweighed concern about the impact of lock down measures.

  • The ZD W economic Institute said on Tuesday that its survey of investor sentiment increased to 61.8 this month.

  • That's up from 55 in December.

  • It added that export expectations in particular have risen significantly.

  • Unprecedented government rescue and stimulus measures helped lessen the shock of the pandemic in Germany last year, its GDP shrank by 5% a smaller contraction than during the global financial crisis.

  • January's rise and investor morale, the second in a row added to signs that the economy is holding up well.

  • A separate survey of 2000 businesses at the start of the year showed that 30% of industrial firms expect export business to improve, exceeding the 22% who think it will get worse.

  • But challenges remain as Germany battles are high infection rate.

fresh signs of resilience in Europe's largest economy.

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