European Stocks Make Slight Gains
Aug. 06, 2001
LONDON (AP) _ Some European stocks made slight gains in thin trading volume Monday.
The strongest gains were in the energy sector, a safe haven as oil prices appeared to settle down, but technology and telecommunications stocks were generally weak.
The Dow Jones Stoxx Total Market Index of shares in European companies fell 0.33 points to 300.57 points. The Dow Jones Euro Stoxx Total Market Index, which tracks companies in countries that joined the single currency, was up 0.72 points at 301.90 points.
The Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 Index was up 18.7 points at 4,043.6 and the Dow Jones Stoxx 50 Index was down 1.6 points at 3,885.6.
In domestic markets, The Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100-share index closed down 21.20 points, or 0.38 percent, at 5,526.40; the CAC 40 Index in Paris closed up 34.96 points, or 0.69 percent, at 5,066.25; and Frankfurt's Xetra DAX was up 9.26 points, or 0.16 percent, at 5,745.14.