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Europe: Stocks plunge at open on Trump win

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[LONDON] European stocks tumbled in opening deals on Wednesday after Donald Trump was elected US president, beating market favourite Hillary Clinton.

In initial deals, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index shed 1.87 per cent to 6,718.85 points, Frankfurt's DAX 30 dived 2.9 per cent to 10,181.89 points and the Paris CAC 40 index slid 2.8 per cent to 4,350.07 compared with Tuesday's close.


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