European equities ahead at open

August 21, 2019: European stock markets rose in initial trading on Wednesday, as investors shrugged off losses elsewhere.

In initial deals, the British capital's benchmark FTSE 100 index gained 0.4 percent to 7,151.86 points compared with the closing level on Tuesday.

In the Eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 also added 0.4 percent to 11,698.83 points and the Paris CAC 40 won 0.6 percent to 5,378.94.

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Posted on: 2019-08-21T12:36:00+05:00

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