European stock markets advance at open

London: European stocks opened higher Monday, with London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.2 percent at 7,030.19 points.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 added 0.4 percent to 11,384.00 points and the Paris CAC 40 gained 0.3 percent to 5,040.68, compared with Friday’s closing levels.