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4/7/2017, 9:04 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Europe opens lower after Trump strikes Syria

Markets in Europe opened in the red on Friday after US President Donald Trump launched a missile strike on Syrian airbase earlier. The military operation boosted the energy sector, with oil increasing around 1% while gold also traded higher on increased investors’ worries. The US strike on Syria has raised concerns over global political and economic stability, diminishing investment incentives in both Asia and Europe.

In Germany, the DAX started a day of trading 0.42% lower.

French CAC 40 shed 0.25% at the open

In London, the FTSE 100 opened 0.06%. 

The euro gained 0.03% against the US dollar to trade for 1.0647 at 9:11 am CET.

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