Saturday, January 31, 2015   

European benchmarks in the red
(04-07 18:59)

European stocks fell today, after heavy losses elsewhere, as investors fretted over the global technology sector, the US interest rate outlook and unrest in Ukraine.
Markets won a modest boost after Swiss cement group Holcim and French rival Lafarge announced a merger creating a global leader in the concrete industry.
Approaching mid day, London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies slid 0.42 percent to 6,667.68 points.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 index shed 1.03 percent to 9,595.81 and in Paris the CAC 40 index dipped 0.55 percent to 4,459.93 points.—AFP
   
Other Business breaking news:
Eurozone deflation accelerates in January (01-30 18:10)
German retail sales grow for fifth year in row: data (01-30 17:32)
Spanish economy grows by 1.4 percent in 2014: stats office (01-30 17:19)
Taiwan's economy slows in fourth quarter 2014 (01-30 17:03)
European stocks rise at open (01-30 17:02)
Hang Seng ends lower (01-30 16:16)
Honda cuts full-year profit forecast (01-30 15:14)
Japan's biggest airlines project smooth annual earnings (01-30 15:13)
Nikkei finishes higher (01-30 15:01)
Japan unemployment rate down in December (01-30 12:23)

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