Tuesday, December 23, 2014   

European equities open higher
(04-16 15:47)

Europe's main stock markets opened with strong gains on Wednesday following rallies across Asia and on Wall Street, with indices lifted by better-than-expected company earnings and Chinese growth data.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index grew 0.78 percent to stand at 6,592.45 points compared with Tuesday's close.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 advanced 0.85 percent to 9,252.30 points and in Paris the CAC 40 jumped 1.02 percent to 4,389.75. --AFP   
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