European Stock Markets Open Lower

European stock markets open lower

LONDON, Jan 6, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 06th Jan, 2017 ) - Europe's main stock markets retreated at the start of trading on Friday as investors awaited US jobs data. London's benchmark FTSE 100 index dropped 0.1 percent to 7,186.48 points compared with the close on Thursday.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index slipped 0.2 percent to 11,560.52 points and the Paris CAC 40 lost 0.3 percent to 4,885.19.