European stocks gain in early trade - The New Indian Express

European stocks gain in early trade

Published: 02nd April 2014 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 02nd April 2014 03:18 PM

European stock markets are trading higher on Wednesday. Europe's leading Blue-chip index, EURO STOXX 50 went up 7.97 points or 0.25% to trade at 3,194.31. The index has registered a high of 3,194.33 and a low of 3,188.16 after opening at 3,188.91 (04:14am EDT).

STOXX's 52-week range was 2,511.83-3,194.33. Currently the index is up 27.14% from 52-week low and down 0.03% from 52-week high.

While UK's benchmark index FTSE 100 went up 5.97 points or 0.09% to trade at 6,658.58. The index has witnessed a high of 6,662.62 and a low of 6,639.63 after opening at 6,653 (04:15am EDT).

The FTSE's 52-week range was 6,023.40-6,875.60. Currently, the index is up 10.4 percent from 52-week low and down 3.28 percent from 52-week high.

Germany's benchmark index DAX rose 36.40 points or 0.38% to trade at 9,640.11. The index has registered a high of 9,635.67 and a low of 9,609.68 after opening at 9,629 (04:15am EDT). The Dax's 52-week range was 7,418.36-9,794.05. Currently, the index is up 29.81% from 52-week low and down 1.68% from 52-week high.

Meanwhile, French benchmark index CAC 40 went up 3.51 points or 0.08% to trade at 4,430.23. The index has registered a high of 4,421.50 and a low of 4,432.81 after opening at 4,428.79 (04:29am EDT).

The CAC's 52-week range was 3,575.17-4,440.04. Currently the index is up 23.83% from 52-week low and down 0.29% from 52-week high.

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