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British, French stocks rise at open

Oct 03 2018 09:54

The London and Paris stock markets rose at the start of trading on Wednesday, amid a holiday closure in Frankfurt.

In initial deals, the British capital's benchmark FTSE 100 index of major blue-chip companies was up 0.3% at 7 498.24 points.

In the eurozone, the Paris CAC 40 climbed 0.3% to 5 485.02, compared with Tuesday's closing level.

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