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Chinese economy lifts equities
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London, April 17, 2018 (AFP) - Europe's stock markets rose Tuesday on China-driven global economic optimism, while the pound zoomed to its highest dollar level since the 2016 Brexit referendum on strengthening UK interest rate hike hopes and solid data.
Frankfurt equities rallied, 1.1 percent despite a key survey which showed that German investor confidence hit its lowest level since 2012 in April as geopolitical and US tr ...