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GLOBAL SHARES PUSH HIGHER ON HOPES OF TRADE DEAL AND CHINA STIMULUS – BUSINESS LIVE
Global shares are pushing higher again as traders bet on a trade deal between the US and China. The clock is ticking, though – a preliminary deal needs to be agreed before 15 December, when Washington is due to impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods. The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, edged up 0.1% to its highest level since January last year. The broad Euro Stoxx 600 index advanced 0.4% to hit its highest level since July 2015. Germany’s Dax is now 0.59% ahead while the FTSE 100 index in London has advanced 0.71%. Wall Street futures are pointing to a higher open on the other side of the Atlantic, rising 0.2%. JULIA KOLLEWE READ MORE