Obama comments on Syria help lift stocks


Global equities are higher on falling expectations that the U.S. will lead an attack on Syria after President Obama said he'd refrain from action if the Middle Eastern country gives up its chemical weapons.

Better-than-expected Chinese industrial output and retail data have also helped boost sentiment.

Oil is -0.9% at $108.58 a barrel and gold is -0.85% at $1.374.60 an ounce.

Japan +1.5%, Hong Kong +1%, China +1.1%, India +3.2%.

EU Stoxx 50 +1.1%, London +0.8%, Paris +1.1%, Frankfurt +1.5%, Milan +0.6% and Madrid +1.3%.

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    A non event has been turned into manufactured hysteria so Big Government can strut, Big Media can sell more advertising an Wall ST can garner more trading profits from oil and equities.
    10 Sep 2013, 06:45 AM Reply Like
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