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Global stocks rise after Trump's upbeat speech

Mar 01, 2017 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Tokyo Global stocks turned higher on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a relatively upbeat speech to the U.S. Congress. Investors were watching for signals on what's ahead in trade, regulations and tax policies, though they got few specifics.

KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 gained 1.6 percent to 4,936 and Germany's DAX jumped 1.4 percent 11,998. Britain's FTSE 100 rose 1.1 percent to 7,340. Wall Street looked set for gains, with Dow futures up 0.4 percent and S&P 500 fut...