European markets open to close, stocks, data, US inflation

LONDON — European stocks are expected to open in negative territory amid nervousness over inflation, with the next reading of U.S. inflation due at the end of the week.

The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 39 points lower at 7,576, Germany’s DAX 113 points lower at 14,540, France’s CAC 40 down 54 points at 6,502 and Italy’s FTSE MIB 186 points lower at 24,346, according to data from IG.

International markets are gearing up for key U.S. data releases this week, including the latest…

>>>read full article here<<<