World stocks mainly higher, Tokyo retreats from 15-year high

April 10, 2015 8:30 AM

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World stocks mainly higher, Tokyo retreats from 15-year high

Most global stock markets rose Friday after low Chinese inflation numbers added to expectations Beijing will launch new stimulus. Japan's Nikkei retreated after hitting its highest level in 15 years.

KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX index added 0.5 percent to 12,227.02 points and France's CAC 40 gained 0.2 percent to 5,220.64. On Thursday, both gained on optimism about the European central bank's bond-buying program. On Wall Street, the future for the Standard & Poor's 500 index wa...

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