Wednesday, March 4, 2015   

European stocks open lower
(05-21 16:07)

Europe's main stock markets fell at the start of trading on Wednesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.18 percent to 6,789.65 points.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 fell 0.24 percent to 9,615.86 points and the Paris CAC 40 slid 0.35 percent to 4,436.59 compared with Tuesday's closing levels.
European indices had retreated on Tuesday, with London hit by poorly-received results from British clothes-to-food retailer Marks & Spencer and mobile phone giant Vodafone. --AFP
   
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