Thursday, July 24, 2014   

European equilties open higher
(07-16 16:45)

Leading European stock markets opened on a firm note on Wednesday, recovering some of the ground lost on Tuesday after the US Federal Reserve central bank signalled that US interest rates might rise sooner than expected.
In London, the FTSE 100 index which had fallen 0.53 percent on Tuesday, advanced by 20.85 points or 0.31 percent from Tuesday's closing level to 6,731.3 points.
In Frankfurt, the main DAX index rose 0.29 percent to 9,747.88 points, recovering part of a fall of 0.65 percent on Tuesday.
In Paris, the CAC 40 index, which had fallen by 1.03 percent on Tuesday, gained 17.65 points or 0.41 percent to 4,322.96 points. --AFP   
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