European stock markets rise at open

London: Europe’s main stock markets rose at the start of trading on Monday, with London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.3 percent at 7,127.89 points.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 index grew 0.4 percent to 11,646.21 points and the Paris CAC 40 advanced 0.5 percent to 5,291.13, compared with Friday’s closing levels.