European stock markets steady at open

London: Europe’s main stock markets steadied at the start of trading on Monday, with London’s benchmark FTSE index edging up 0.1 percent.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 dipped a couple of points to 12,538.16. The Paris CAC 40 nudged 0.2 percent lower to 5,404.72 points compared with Friday’s closing level.