LONDON | Hopes of US-China trade breakthrough lift global stocks
LONDON —Jan 09, 2019—Share prices around the world surged further Wednesday amid hopes the U.S. and China are on course to resolve their trade dispute following three days of discussions in Beijing.
KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany‘s DAX added 1.1 percent to 10,919 while the CAC 40 in France climbed 1.2 percent to 4,832. Britain’s FTSE 100 jumped 1.1 percent to 6,935. Wall Street looked set for more gains, with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures up 0.2 percent.