It's not necessary to reach an agreement on the European recovery fund on July 17th, Dutch Prime Minister (PM) Mark Rutte said on Friday.
This comment doesn't seem to be having a significant impact on market sentiment. As of writing, the Euro Stoxx 50 Index was down 0.65% on the day at 3,298 and Germany's DAX 30 was losing 0.4% at 12,559.
Meanwhile, the EUR/USD pair, which dropped to a daily low of 1.1220 during the European session, is now flat on the day at 1.1240.
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