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US stocks rise on retail sales, relief over Syria
New York, April 16, 2018 (AFP) - Wall Street stocks rose early Monday on better-than-expected US retail sales and relief that conflict over Syria has not escalated.
Retail spending in the US gained 0.6 percent in March, rising to $494.6 billion, overshooting economists' expectations and marking the biggest gain since November.
Analysts also said investors were reassured after weekend strikes by Britain, France and the US on Syria did not sp ...