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Global Stocks Rise On Recovery Hopes

European stock markets opened higher, with the pan-European STOXX 600 up 0.3%. The continent's 50 biggest stocks were also up 0.3%.

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Global Markets: Stocks ease as gloomy data takes shine off US stimulus hopes

The Euro STOXX 600 was 0.8% weaker as investors digested weaker flash PMI readings for January. Lockdown restrictions to contain the coronavirus pandemic hit the bloc's dominant service industry.

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Asian Markets Step Back From Stimulus-Driven Record Highs

MSCI's broadest gauge of Asia Pacific stocks outside of Japan was off 0.2% at 722.49 points, a whisker away from its all-time high of 727.31 touched on Thursday.

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PulPac Raises Additional Capital To Industrialize Technology

PulPac enables brands and packaging manufacturers (convertors) to replace single-use plastics with a sustainable and cost competitive alternative.

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Global Shares Rise After Yellen's Call To `Act Big' On Coronavirus Spending

The euro stood at $1.2145, up 0.1% and off Monday's month-and-a-half low. It drew support from an investor sentiment survey that beat forecasts and the Italian government's surviving a confidence vote.

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Stimulus Plans Fuel Biden Trade, But Wall Street Wonders If It Can Continue

Democrats’ slender majority in Congress mean the final shape and timing of many Biden policies - including a proposed $1.9 trillion stimulus package - remain uncertain.

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Asian Shares Hit A Record High After Yellen Calls For Big Spending

The euro stood at $1.2148, up 0.15% and off Monday's 1 1/2-month low of $1.2054, drawing support from a ZEW investor sentiment survey that beat forecasts and the Italian government surviving a confidence vote.

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Global Markets: Shares Climb Ahead Of Yellen Speech, Earnings In Focus

Asian shares posted strong gains and in Europe upbeat earnings reports from miner Rio Tinto and computer peripherals maker Logitech helped the STOXX 600 benchmark index edge up by 0.1% in morning trade.

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No Pandemic Dampener On Entrepreneurialism

One thing is certain, the Entrepreneurial Spirit was found to be bullish across most markets – for global citizens, entrepreneurial spirits was very high and high at 32% and 37% respectively.

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Global Markets: Asia Shares Pare Losses As China Economy Rebounds

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan trimmed losses and were off 0.3%, having hit a string of record peaks in recent weeks. Japan's Nikkei slipped 0.8% and away from a 30-year high.

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Earnings Season To Test Surge In Regional Banks Stocks

Regional banks, including Zions Bancorp, First Midwest Bancorp and United Community Banks Inc, are expected to report their quarterly results on Tuesday.

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Data, Lockdowns Weigh On Stocks And Oil; Dollar Rises

The dollar index rose 0.573%, with the euro down 0.68% to $1.2073, while sterling was last trading at $1.3585, down 0.75% on the day.

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Global Shares Falter As US Stimulus Buzz Fades

The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 49 countries, was 0.2% lower. S&P 500 e-mini futures shed 0.3% to 3,779.

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Asia Shares Edge Higher As Biden Unveils $1.9 Trillion US Stimulus Plan

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1% around midday in Asia, just off a record high. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.32%, while Australia's ASX 200 rose 0.17%.

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Bonds Dip, Nikkei Charges Higher As Stimulus Hopes Stoke Gains

The Australian and New Zealand dollars steadied after slipping a little overnight, with the Aussie at $0.7733 and the kiwi at $0.7174. The euro nursed broad but modest losses at $1.2141 and 126.3 yen.

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