Tuesday, July 29, 2014   

European markets open higher
(04-22 15:39)

Europe's main stock markets rose at the start of trading on Tuesday following a shutdown for Easter.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index gained 0.29 percent to stand at 6,644.74 points compared with Thursday's close.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 won 0.49 percent to 9,455.52 points and in Paris the CAC 40 gained 0.43 percent to 4,450.85.
On the main Swiss market, the price of shares in pharmaceutical group Novartis rose by 2.68 percent to 76.70 Swiss francs after the announcement of huge deals to restructure its business.
In London, shares in GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), also involved in the Novartis transactions, surged by 4.61 percent to 1,630.86 pence. --AFP
   
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