European stocks trade higher at open ahead of Fed meeting - The New Indian Express

European stocks trade higher at open ahead of Fed meeting

Published: 18th December 2013 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 18th December 2013 03:18 PM

European markets were positive in early trade on Wednesday as investors waited for the Federal Reserve to decide whether to reduce its monthly asset purchases. Europe's leading blue-chip index for the Eurozone, Euro STOXX 50 gained 16.59 points or 0.56% to trade at 2,958.35.

UK's benchmark index FTSE 100 went up 21.52 points or 0.33% to trade at 6,507.71.French benchmark index CAC 40 rose 22.24 points or 0.55% to trade at 4,090.88.

Germany's benchmark index DAX increased 58.07 points or 0.64% to trade at 9,143.19.

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