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Tuesday, Oct 15
Equities rise on hopes of U.S. debt-budget deal
- Global equities are mostly higher as markets buy into the optimistic noises emanating from the U.S. that Senate leaders are close to a deal that would lift the debt ceiling and reopen the government.
- Japan +0.3%, Hong Kong +0.5%, China -0.2%, India -0.4%.
- EU Stoxx 50 +0.7%, London +0.8%, Paris +0.6%, Frankfurt +0.7%, Milan +0.2%, Madrid +0.4%.
- U.S. Stock futures: Dow +0.4%. S&P +0.4%. Nasdaq +0.7%