Wednesday, October 1, 2014   

European markets down at open
(02-04 16:35)

Europe's main stock markets fell at the open on Tuesday, after heavy losses elsewhere, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.41 percent at 6,439.01 points.
In Paris, the CAC 40 slid 0.39 percent to 4,091.70 points and Frankfurt's DAX 30 dropped 0.65 percent to 9,126.46 points compared with Monday's close.
Asian equities slumped on Tuesday -- led by a four percent fall in Tokyo -- following a huge sell-off on Wall Street as poor US manufacturing data compounded stubborn fears about emerging markets. --AFP
   
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Eurozone inflation drops, unemployment steady (09-30 17:54)
Apple to launch iPhone 6 in China from October 17 (09-30 17:38)
German unemployment rate steady in September: official data (09-30 16:44)
Hang Seng plunges ahead of holidays (09-30 16:36)
French public debt over 2.0 trillion euros for first time: data (09-30 14:59)
German retail sales climb in August (09-30 14:25)
China September PMI misses estimate: HSBC (09-30 14:05)
China clears way for Apple iPhone 6 sales: regulator (09-30 13:50)
Hang Seng falls by lunch (09-30 12:27)

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