European markets weak as Tokyo hits seven-year high

(AGI) Rome, Sept 25 - European markets got off to a weak startin early trading on Thursday. London was down 0.10 percent,Madrid 0.10 percent, Paris 0.01 percent, Milan 0.08 percent andFrankfurt 0.20 percent. In Asia, Tokyo's Nikkei closed on aseven-year high, up 1.28 percent, buoyed by a weak yen andencouraging export prospects for manufacturers. . .

(AGI) Rome, Sept 25 - European markets got off to a weak startin early trading on Thursday. London was down 0.10 percent,Madrid 0.10 percent, Paris 0.01 percent, Milan 0.08 percent andFrankfurt 0.20 percent. In Asia, Tokyo's Nikkei closed on aseven-year high, up 1.28 percent, buoyed by a weak yen andencouraging export prospects for manufacturers. . .