European stock markets descend at open

London's benchmark FTSE 100 index weakened by 0.5 percent to 7,503.39 points.

European stock markets descend at open

World Bulletin / News Desk

European stock markets swirled lower in opening trade on Wednesday on mounting investor fears over escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea.

In the eurozone, the Paris CAC 40 recoiled 0.7 percent to 5,182.05 points compared with the closing level on Tuesday.

Frankfurt's DAX 30 was more than 0.8 percent lower at 12,191.37 points.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 09 Ağustos 2017, 10:38