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Global stocks ride high as 'risk-on' reigns supreme

Reuters  |  LONDON 

By Marc JonesLONDON (Reuters) - World shares and bond yields rode a renewed surge in risk appetite on Tuesday as investors turned optimistic about U.S.-China trade talks and cheered Washington's deal to avoid another government shutdown.Tokyo's Nikkei set the tone with its best day of the year so far and, as Europe's traders hauled the STOXX 600 back towards two-month highs set last week, it was little surprise to see Wall Street futures pointing higher.Germany's DAX jumped as much as 1.3 percent and Paris and Milan were both up 1 percent, though London's FTSE lagged amid UK PLC's ongoing ...

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 19:17 IST