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Europe: Stocks fall on Greek default fears

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 23:49
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[PARIS] Europe's main markets fell Friday amid reports senior eurozone officials have discussed a Greek default scenario, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies closing down 0.90 per cent at 6,784.92 points.

In the eurozone, the CAC 40 in Paris sank 1.41 per cent to end the day at 4,901.19 points, and Frankfurt's DAX 30 dropped 1.20 per cent to 11,196.49 points.

Athens' main index plunged 5.92 per cent to 774.16 points. giving up most of its optimistic eight per cent surge the day before.

AFP