European stocks firmer at open after heavy losses

Jan 28, 2020: Europe's main equity markets were firmer in opening deals on Tuesday, having plunged the previous day on investor panic over the deadly coronavirus.

London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of major blue-chip companies climbed 0.3 percent to 7,435.76 points.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index also rose 0.3 percent to 13,243.48 points and the Paris CAC 40 added 0.4 percent to 5,885.81.

AFP/APP

Posted on: 2020-01-28T15:31:00+05:00

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