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European stock markets steady at open

May 09 2018 10:28

London - Europe's stock markets steadied at the start of trade on Wednesday, as investors assessed the impact of US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

In initial trade, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of major blue-chip companies added 0.4% to 7 597.75 points.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 was almost unchanged at 12 917.82 points and the Paris CAC 40 was also flat at 5 520.65 compared with Tuesday's close.

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