[LONDON] The Paris and London stock markets diverged in opening trade on Thursday, while Frankfurt remained shut for a public holiday.

[LONDON] European stock markets fell at the start of trading on Wednesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index losing 0.7 per cent to 7,311.96 points.

[LONDON] European stock markets slipped at the start of trading on Monday following losses in Asia.

[LONDON] Europe's stock markets advanced at the open on Tuesday after tentative gains in Asia.

[LONDON] European stock markets steadied at the start of trading on Tuesday as oil prices calmed following record gains.

[LONDON] European stock markets rose solidly at the start of trading on Wednesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.5 per cent to 7,303.41 points.

[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets retreated at the open of trading on Tuesday as caution prevailed ahead of a key monetary policy meeting by the ECB later this week.

[LONDON] European stock markets slid in opening deals on Tuesday, with London stumbling out of the gates after a three-day weekend.

[LONDON] European stock markets rose at the start of trading on Friday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.5 per cent at 7,166.36 points.

[LONDON] European stock markets diverged in initial trading on Thursday.