Wednesday, March 4, 2015   

European stocks open lower
(05-20 16:23)

Europe's main stock markets slid at the start of trading on Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.14 percent to 6,835.21 points.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 fell 0.15 percent to 9,644.80 and the Paris CAC 40 dipped 0.22 percent to 4,459.72 points, compared with Monday's closing levels.
European equities had closed mixed on Monday, with London hit after drugmaker AstraZeneca rejected Pfizer's final takeover bid, while Frankfurt and Paris rose. --AFP   
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