European stocks rally at open

August 19, 2019: European stock markets rallied at the start of trading on Monday on US-China trade talk hopes that lifted also Asian equities.

London's benchmark FTSE 100 index climbed 0.8 percent to 7,172.89 points compared with the close on Friday.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 jumped 1.0 percent to 11,679.87 points and the Paris CAC 40 won 0.9 percent to 5,347.95.

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Posted on: 2019-08-19T12:38:00+05:00

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