European stock markets climb at open

August 05, 2020: European stock markets climbed at the start of trading Wednesday following Wall Street gains driven by hopes US lawmakers will agree on a key stimulus package.

                  London's benchmark FTSE 100 index rose 0.7 percent to 6,076.37 points.

                  In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index advanced 0.6 percent o 12,670.53 points and the Paris CAC 40 won 0.7 percent to 4,925.24.

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Posted on: 2020-08-05T13:45:00+05:00

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