European stocks steady at open, before US jobs

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Adam Gault

European stock markets largely steadied at the start of trading on Friday as investors awaited key US jobs data.

London's benchmark FTSE 100 index dipped 0.1% to 6 499.89 points.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index edged down 0.1% to 14 045.44 points while the Paris CAC 40 gained 0.3% to 5 627.84.

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