European stock markets climb at open

London: Europe’s main stock markets rose at the start of trading on Friday, with London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index rising 0.1 percent to 7,567.67 points.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 index gained 0.3 percent to 12,396.69 points and the Paris CAC 40 won 0.1 percent to 5,422.78, compared with Thursday’s closing levels.