European stocks weaken at open

Europe's main stock markets sank at the opening bell on Thursday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.3% at 7 174.22 points.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index lost almost 0.4% to 11 546.52 points and the Paris CAC 40 dipped 0.1% to 5 282.14, compared with Wednesday's closing levels.

ZAR/USD
17.42
(+0.12)
ZAR/GBP
22.75
(+0.10)
ZAR/EUR
20.57
(+0.09)
ZAR/AUD
12.44
(+0.50)
ZAR/JPY
0.16
(+0.28)
Gold
1946.00
(+1.34)
Silver
27.09
(+5.77)
Platinum
956.00
(+2.90)
Brent Crude
45.32
(+2.09)
Palladium
2162.01
(+1.59)
All Share
57419.46
(+0.00)
Top 40
53082.08
(-0.08)
Financial 15
10227.06
(+0.86)
Industrial 25
75743.15
(-0.61)
Resource 10
59161.88
(+0.29)
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