European stocks rebound at open

European stocks rebounded at the open on Friday, buoyed by hopes of a breakthrough in the US-China trade war, which already lifted markets overnight in Asia and on Wall Street.

London's benchmark FTSE 100 index climbed 0.6% to 6 876.63 points compared with the close on Thursday.

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In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index jumped 0.8% to 11 001.31 points and the Paris CAC 40 gained 0.7% to 4 825.97.

ZAR/USD
17.60
(+0.15)
ZAR/GBP
23.07
(+0.28)
ZAR/EUR
20.72
(+0.26)
ZAR/AUD
12.66
(-0.02)
ZAR/JPY
0.17
(+0.42)
Gold
2019.20
(-0.42)
Silver
28.95
(-0.34)
Platinum
989.00
(+0.47)
Brent Crude
44.95
(+1.33)
Palladium
2241.00
(+1.04)
All Share
56757.73
(-1.56)
Top 40
52435.65
(-1.72)
Financial 15
9897.96
(+0.10)
Industrial 25
74671.49
(-1.98)
Resource 10
58948.78
(-1.89)
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