European stock markets rebound strongly at open

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European stock markets rebounded strongly at the start of trading on Monday following a rally in Asia, driven by hopes of a swift and solid economic recovery.

London's benchmark FTSE 100 index surged 1.8% at 6 267.78 points, having slid by 1.3% Friday on profit-taking.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index jumped 1.9% to 12 766.05 points at the open Monday and the Paris CAC 40 won 2.0%  to 5 109.28.

ZAR/USD
17.20
(-0.08)
ZAR/GBP
22.49
(-0.04)
ZAR/EUR
20.24
(-0.11)
ZAR/AUD
12.26
(-0.24)
ZAR/JPY
0.16
(+0.03)
Gold
2016.30
(+2.16)
Silver
25.89
(+6.95)
Platinum
939.00
(+2.23)
Brent Crude
43.86
(+1.45)
Palladium
2132.99
(+2.41)
All Share
56248.93
(+0.75)
Top 40
51951.34
(+0.74)
Financial 15
9878.55
(+0.75)
Industrial 25
74943.49
(+0.27)
Resource 10
57327.85
(+1.31)
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