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European stocks edge up at open

A broker at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on September 6, 2012. urope's main stock markets traded flat on Monday, as investors paused for breath after last week's late rally, while attention turned to weak eurozone data and turbulence in the airline sector.

Europe's main stock markets nudged upwards at the start of trading on Monday, with London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies gaining 0.02 percent in value to stand at 6,285.51 points.

Frankfurt's DAX 30 edged up 0.02 percent to 7,859.83 points and in Paris the CAC 40 gained 0.19 percent to 3,785.34.