Monday, December 22, 2014   

European stocks rise at open
(08-19 15:22)

Europe's main stock markets rose at the start of trading on Tuesday, extending a surge on Monday.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index opened 0.32-percent higher at 6,762.64 points and Frankfurt's DAX 30 gained 0.33 percent to 9,276.19 points.
The CAC 40 index in Paris advanced 0.31 percent to stand at 4,243.83 compared with Monday's close.
European stock markets had rebounded sharply on Monday on easing investor concerns over the unrest in east Ukraine and Iraq.
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index closed up 0.83 percent on Tuesday thanks to weakness of the yen which boosts Japanese companies' exports, and after Wall Street had rebounded on Monday, traders said. --AFP   
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