Wednesday, October 1, 2014   

European stocks open lower
(08-12 16:11)

Europe's main stock markets fell slightly at the start of trading on Tuesday following strong gains the previous day.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index inched down 0.04 percent to 6,630.28 points and Frankfurt's DAX 30 dropped 0.15 percent to 9,166.92.
In Paris the CAC 40 index declined 0.23 percent compared with Monday's close to stand at 4,188.05 points.
European indices had rallied on Monday, with Frankfurt closing up almost 2.0 percent on easing investor concerns over conflicts in Gaza, Iraq and Ukraine.
Asian stock markets were closing mostly higher on Tuesday after tracking European and US gains on Monday. --AFP   
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