Europe Shares Rise as Poll Shows U.K. Support Swings to ‘Remain’

June 20, 2016 8:51 AM

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European stocks advanced the most since February as a new poll showed an increase in the number of Britons that support staying in the European Union.

The Stoxx Europe 600 Index jumped 2.8 percent to 335.02 at 9:24 a.m. in London, for a second consecutive gain. All major western-European markets climbed, with the U.K.’s benchmark FTSE 100 Index adding 2.2 percent, while sterling surged. The volume of Stoxx 600 shares changing hands was 64 percent ...

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