European stock markets dip at open

European stock markets dip at open
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London: Europe’s stock markets fell at the start of trade on Wednesday after earlier losses in Asia and with Wall Street shut for the Independence Day holiday.

London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index of major blue-chip companies was 0.3 percent lower at 7,570.25 points.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 declined 0.2 percent at 12,323.75 points and the Paris CAC 40 fell almost 0.1 percent to 5,313.96, compared with the closing levels on Tuesday.

AFP