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European markets head for positive open as political worries subside

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LONDON — European stocks are expected to open higher Wednesday as concerns over the political outlook in France subside.

The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 28 points higher at 8,162, Germany’s DAX up 43 points at 18,268, France’s CAC 40 up 20 points at 7,508 and Italy’s FTSE MIB up 47 points at 34,052, according to data from IG.

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