London stocks hit new peak, Frankfurt and Paris sag

 16 May 2017 - 10:31

London stocks hit new peak, Frankfurt and Paris sag

AFP

London: The London stock market touched yet another record high in initial deals on Tuesday, but Frankfurt and Paris drifted lower.

The British capital's benchmark FTSE 100 index reached a new pinnacle at 7,469.82 points. It later stood as 7,467.47, up 0.2 percent compared with Monday's close.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 shed 0.2 percent to 12,787.69 points and the Paris CAC 40 recoiled 0.4 percent to 5,398.15.