Tuesday, March 31, 2015   

European stocks up at open
(08-05 15:58)

Europe's main stock markets rose at the start of trading on Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.32 percent to 6,698.81 points.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 gained 0.35 percent to 9,186.03 points and in Paris the CAC 40 advanced 0.55 percent to 4,240.57 compared with Monday's close.
In Paris, the Credit Agricole CASA bank reported a profit plunge owing to its stake in the collapsed Portuguese bank BES, but its shares surged 5.15 percent on a strong operating profit. --AFP   
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