The London stock market jumped Wednesday to another all-time peak and eurozone equities also opened higher as investors continued to digest record annual profits from energy majors BP and Shell.

The British capital's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies gained 0.7 percent from Tuesday's close to a record 7,921.46 points.

In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX index advanced 0.8 percent to 15,437.69 points and the Paris CAC 40 added 0.7 percent to 7,183.43.