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Europe: Stocks fall on China jitters

[PARIS] Europe's main stock markets fell on Wednesday as investors remained wary after a choppy session on Asian bourses.

London's benchmark FTSE 100 index shed 1.68 per cent to close at 5,979.20 points.

In the eurozone, the CAC 40 in Paris dropped 1.4 per cent to end at 4,501.05, points, and Frankfurt's DAX 30 fell 1.29 per cent to 9,997.43 points.