European stocks drop at open
LONDON, Oct 21, 2021 (BSS/AFP) - European stock markets retreated at the
start of trading on Thursday following a sharp loss in Tokyo.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index shed 0.5 percent to 7,187.60 points.
In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX index lost 0.7 percent to 15,421.42 points
and the Paris CAC 40 declined 0.6 percent to 6,664.22.
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index slumped 1.9 percent Thursday.