World stocks press higher on corporate deals, stimulus

April 10, 2015 2:11 PM

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Global stocks rose Friday, with Japan's market touching a 15-year high and some European indexes pushing further into record territory, on news of more corporate deals and hopes for stimulus in China.

KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX index added 1.4 percent to 12,338.18 and France's CAC 40 gained 0.4 percent to 5,231.83. A broader index of European shares, the Stoxx 600, hit a record high for the second day running, gaining 0.6 percent. On Wall Street, the futures for the Standard & Poor's 500 and th...

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