| GEO Business|
| European stocks rally at open; London up 0.47pc|
| Updated at: 1328 PST, Tuesday, February 16, 2010|
LONDON: Europe's main stock markets rose strongly at the start of trading on Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of leading shares gaining 0.47 percent to 5,191.63 points.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 jumped by 1.12 percent to 5,573.07 points and in Paris the CAC 40 added 0.91 percent to stand at 3,641.97.