Thursday, October 23, 2014   

Europe bourses retreat
(01-14 17:04)

European stock markets fell at the opening of trading following a sharp loss for Tokyo and in the wake of falls on Wall Street.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index dropped 0.38 percent to 6,731.76 points.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 shed 1.25 percent to 9,391.46 points and in Paris the CAC 40 retreated 0.88 percent to 4,225.75 compared with Monday's closing values.
Tokyo's Nikkei-225 index dropped 3.08 percent, hit by a stronger yen and tracking Monday's heavy losses on Wall Street after weaker-than-expected US jobs data, traders said.—AFP


   
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