European markets set for mixed open as Chinese data points to economic recovery

April 17
11:04 2019

European markets are expected to open mixed after positive data from China reassured investors concerned about a global slowdown. The FTSE is set to open 7 points lower at 7,462, while Germany’s DAX is set to open 2 points higher at 12,103 and the French CAC index is expected to open up 3 points at 5,531, according to IG. Market focus is also attuned to corporate earnings, with a string of U.S. companies releasing their first-quarter reports this week.

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