Market bulls resumed their charge on Thursday as strong data from the world's biggest economies sent stock index records tumbling and oil prices to their highest since mid-2015. In an apparent acceleration of last year's global equity boom, MSCI's world stocks index and London's FTSE both set records as Europe opened. Tokyo's Nikkei — Asia's biggest market — earlier shot to its highest since 1991 with a 3.3 per cent surge. Asia-Pacific excluding Japan also scaled a decade-high peak as a fifth day of gains in China helped emerging market stocks ...
World stocks hit record on upbeat growth data; oil at highest since 2015
US West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose to as high as $62.17 per barrel, up 0.9% for the day and their highest level since mid-2015