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European stock markets extend losses at open

22 Oct 2020, 21:12 GMT+10

European stock markets fell at the start of trading on Thursday following losses in Asia and overnight on Wall Street, with the US stalling over a key stimulus deal.

London's benchmark FTSE 100 index shed 0.8% to 5 732.31 points, having slumped almost two percent Wednesday.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index began Thursday with a loss of 1.3% at 12 399.57 points.

The Paris CAC 40 slid 1.0% to 4 803.72.

The leading eurozone indices had closed down around 1.5% on Wednesday.

Source: News24

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