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Europe: Stocks slip at open

Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 16:48
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Europe's main stock markets dipped in opening deals on Thursday, with London retreating ahead of an interest rate decision from the Bank of England.

[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets dipped in opening deals on Thursday, with London retreating ahead of an interest rate decision from the Bank of England.

In initial trade, the British capital's FTSE 100 index slid nearly 0.5 per cent to 6,096.8 points compared with Wednesday's close.

Frankfurt's DAX 30 declined 0.4 per cent to 10,547.5 points and the CAC 40 in Paris also shed 0.4 per cent to open at 4,617.5.

AFP