Europe stocks higher, shrugging off losses in Asian markets

April 20, 2015 10:18 AM

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European markets opened higher Monday as investors shrugged off concerns about China's slowing economy that battered Asian stocks earlier in the day.

KEEPING SCORE: Most European markets gained in early trading. Germany's DAX was up 1 percent to 11,810.19 and France's CAC 40 added 0.3 percent to 5,159.70. Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.6 percent to 7,036.12. Futures augured a strong start to the week for Wall Street. Dow futures were up 0.6 percent ...

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