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Europe: Stocks slip at open

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 15:32
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Europe's main stock markets opened lower on Thursday, as London investors paused after striking a record peak the previous day.

[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets opened lower on Thursday, as London investors paused after striking a record peak the previous day.

In initial deals, the British capital's benchmark FTSE 100 index of leading companies slid 0.16 per cent to 7,085.08 points.

Elsewhere, the CAC 40 in Paris lost 0.14 per cent to 5,246.75 points and Frankfurt's DAX 30 shed 0.09 per cent to 12,224.76 compared with Wednesday's close.

AFP