Global stocks lifted by Yellen, the House and Chinese exports

Janet Yellen has pledged to retain the Fed's super easy money policies, a battle-fatigued GOP-led House has agreed to suspend the U.S. debt ceiling by a whole year with barely a whimper, and China's exports blew past expectations - the sun is shining, the sky is blue and equities the world over are green.

Japan +0.6%, Hong Kong +1.5%, China +0.3%, India +0.4%.

Euro Stoxx 50 +0.8%, London +0.3%, Paris +0.5%, Frankfurt +0.9%, Milan +0.7%, Madrid +0.4%.

U.S. stock futures: Dow +0.2%. S&P +0.2%. Nasdaq +0.3%

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  • al roman
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    Really great new !
    12 Feb 2014, 06:58 AM Reply Like
  • june1234
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    And the ECB is looking at introducing negative interest rates while the BOE said it wants to decouple its targeted unemployment rate from rising rates . Let the money printing continue
    12 Feb 2014, 07:09 AM Reply Like
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