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Stocks rise with Biden stimulus in focus
ATTENTION - UPDATES with closing levels in Europe ///
London, Jan 14, 2021 (AFP) - Global equity markets mostly advanced Thursday as investors awaited Joe Biden's plan for substantial new stimulus, and the US Federal Reserve's policy outlook.
Meanwhile data showed that new applications for US unemployment benefits rose sharply in the first week of 2021 -- surging by 181,000 in the biggest increase since the coronavirus pandemic began in March -- in ...