Paris stocks fall after terror attack

File: A screen image showing the CAC 40 benchmark French stock market index. Photo: AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY

LONDON, United Kingdom - The Paris stock market fell 0.3 percent at the open on Friday after the latest violent attack on the city.

The CAC 40 index retreated to 5,063.36 points compared with the close on Thursday.

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In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 inched up to 12,032.78 points and outside the eurozone, London's benchmark FTSE 100 gained around 0.2 percent to 7,129.63.

A known terror suspect shot dead a French policeman and wounded two others Thursday on Paris's Champs Elysees in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group days before a presidential election.

 

AFP

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