BEIJING | Global stocks rise on hopes for US trade progress
BEIJING —Jan 18, 2019— Global stocks rose Friday after investors saw signs of possible progress toward a resolution of the U.S.-Chinese tariff war. Shares in China posted solid gains.
KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London’s FTSE 100 gained 0.7 percent to 6,882.48 and Germany‘s DAX advanced 0.3 percent to 10,931.24. France’s CAC 40 shed 0.3 percent to 4,839.03. On Thursday, the FTSE 100 slide 0.4 percent, the CAC 40 lost 0.3 percent and the DAX retreated 0.1 percent.