Germany shares which closed 0.19% higher in previous trade due to gains in Software, Food & Beverages and Technology sectors now opened slightly higher at 12,396.22 from the previous level of 12,374.66. However, after opening the DAX index plunged and trading near 12,370.23 (12:38 PM, India GMT +5:30).
On the other hand, the FTSE 100 opened at the level of 7,500.50 from its previous closing level of 7,507.56.
The France shares (CAC 40) which closed higher at 0.05% in previous trade due to gains in the Healthcare, Technology and Oil & Gas sectors now opened on a flat note at the level of 5,482.99 from the previous close of 5,479.1.
Taking cues from the global sentiment, it is expected to see some influence in the domestic market too.