European stock markets steady at open

Signage is seen outside the entrance of the London Stock Exchange in London, August 23, 2018. — Reuters pic
Signage is seen outside the entrance of the London Stock Exchange in London, August 23, 2018. — Reuters pic

LONDON, June 19 — European stock markets steadied at the open today, awaiting a key monetary policy update from the Federal Reserve.

London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index gained 0.1 per cent to 7,449.66 points compared with the close yesterday.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 index dipped 0.1 per cent to 12,321.43 points and the Paris CAC 40 edged up 0.1 per cent to 5,513.32. — AFP

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