European stock markets rise at open

Madiha Shakeel September 2, 2019

London: European stock markets rose at the open Monday as investors assess the latest twists and turns over Brexit and the US-China trade war.

London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index climbed 0.3 percent to 7,230.39 points, compared with Friday’s closing level.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 edged up 0.1 percent to 11,949.39 points and the Paris CAC 40 gained 0.1 percent to 5,486.92.

Copyright AFP (Agence France-Press), 2019

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