DAX falls amid European unrest

<p>The return of unrest in Europe has resulted in the DAX sliding.</p>

The DAX has fallen today (February 11th) as unrest returns to Europe.

Stock market professionals have seen the market slide 19.76 points to stand at 7,632.38 at 08:40 this morning, with European ministers attempting to find greater momentum for its crisis management efforts, Bloomberg reports.

Last week, the European markets indicated the end of the financial crisis remains some way off, with leaders hoping to guide the currency area through the numerous political problems it is facing at present.

A meeting held in Brussels has looked at the issues of possible aid packages being sent to Cyprus and Greece.

Speaking to Welt am Sonntag, chairman of chancellor Angela Merkel's council of economic advisers Wolfgang Franz explained there is uncertainty about how to be free of the crisis.

Mr Franz stated: "If the crisis is a marathon, we've got two-thirds of the course behind us. But the last third is always the hardest."

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