World markets rise on strong German trade data

Tokyo • Stocks mostly rose on Tuesday on the back of upbeat trade data in Germany and as investors digest a string of strong earnings in the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX gained 0.7 percent to 12,777 and the CAC 40 of France added 0.3 percent to 5,399. Britain’s FTSE 100 added 0.7 percent to 7,353. U.S. markets also were poised for gains, with Dow futures up 0.2 percent and S&P 500 futures up 0.1 percent. GERMAN TRADE GAINS: Germany’s exports and imports rose to monthly records in March, as ...

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