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World stocks mostly rise; US remains shut for holiday


February 21, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Monday, though Wall Street remained shut for a holiday, as investors awaited key reports this week, including economic data, corporate earnings and minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting.

KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX gained 0.6 percent to 11,827.62 and Britain’s FTSE 100 was flat at 7,299.86. France’s CAC 40 shed 0.1 percent to 4,864.99. Greek bonds rose after eurozone finance ministers moved a step closer to freeing up more rescue loans for the country.

U.S. markets set record highs on Friday but remained closed for t...

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