World stocks rally on China measures, earnings

April 21, 2015 10:02 AM

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World stock markets rallied Tuesday, boosted by investor optimism over recent stimulus efforts, market reform measures in China and quarterly earnings from U.S. and European companies.

KEEPING SCORE: European stocks mostly rose in early trading, with Germany's DAX up 0.4 percent to 11,944.34. Benchmarks in London and Paris drifted lower while other markets mainly posted moderate gains. U.S. stocks were poised to open higher, with Dow futures up 0.5 percent to 18,037.00. Broader S&...

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