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Global shares rise on optimism about US-China trade deal

December 5, 2019

Via: ABC News

Global shares mostly rose Thursday amid renewed hopes that a U.S. trade deal with China may be near despite recent tough talk from President Donald Trump.

After Asian markets largely closed higher, France’s CAC 40 added nearly 0.7% to 5,839, while Germany’s DAX inched up less than 0.1% to 13,135. Britain’s FTSE 100 dipped 0.3% to 7,167.

U.S. shares were set to drift higher with Dow futures adding 0.3% and S&P 500 futures up 0.2%.

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