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Europe: Stock markets open lower
[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets slid at the opening bell on Monday.
In initial deals, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of major blue-chip companies was down 0.5 per cent at 6,880.78 points.
In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 shed almost 0.6 per cent to 10,823.72 points and the Paris CAC 40 lost nearly 0.9 per cent to 4,740.31.