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Europe: Stocks push higher at open

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[PARIS] Europe's main stock markets pushed higher at the opening bell on Friday as shares basked in the prospect of more stimulus to ward off a Brexit-induced economic slowdown.

London's FTSE 100 added 0.4 per cent to 6,530.05, building on the 2.3 per cent gain made Thursday after Bank of England governor Mark Carney suggested monetary easing may be required this summer.

In Paris, the CAC 40 climbed 0.6 per cent to 4,261.09 points and Frankfurt's DAX 30 shot up 0.7 per cent to 9,742.84 points.

AFP

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