European stock markets stable at open

London: Europe’s main stock markets steadied at the start of trading on Wednesday, with London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index almost flat at 7,504.56 points.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 gained 0.2 percent to 12,395.20 points and the Paris CAC 40 climbed 0.1 percent to 5,482.99, compared with Tuesday’s closing levels.