Europe: Stocks retreat at open

EUROPEAN stock markets fell at the open on Monday (Nov 7), with profits taken after strong pre-weekend gains.

London's benchmark FTSE 100 index dropped 0.5 per cent to 7,300.54 points.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX index lost 0.3 per cent to 13,424.56 points and the Paris CAC 40 retreated 0.6 per cent to 6,377.89. AFP

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