SINGAPORE | World markets rally, pound rises on hard-fought Brexit deal
SINGAPORE — World markets were mostly higher on Monday as traders cheered a long-awaited deal bolstering Britain’s exit from the European Union, even as opposition was rife.
KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany‘s DAX index was 1.2 percent higher at 11,329.40 and France’s CAC 40 rallied 1.4 percent to 5,015.15. Britain’s FTSE 100 index was up 1.2 percent at 7,035.14.
Wall Street was set for a strong open. Futures for the broad S&P 500 index rose 1.3 percent to 2,663.30.