The main European stock exchanges open negative. In London, the Ftse 100 index lost 0.12%. In Frankfurt, the Dax 30 drops by 0.39%. In Paris, the Cac 40
moves back by 0.29%. Piazza Affari, on the other hand, opens the session with a rise. In Milan, the Ftse Mib index gained 0.19% at the start while the All Share rose by 0.15%.
On the Asian side, the Tokyo Stock Exchange closed trading down 0.2% to 30,183.96 points, driven by the stocks of shipping and technology companies. In detail, shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines slipped 7%, while chip equipment maker Advantest
it lost 3.6%.