Chinese shares close higher Tuesday

Xinhua News Agency | May 19, 2020 at 7:50 AM

Chinese stocks closed higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.81 percent, at 2,898.58 points.

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ChiNext Index closes higher Tuesday

Xinhua News Agency | May 19, 2020 at 7:32 AM

The ChiNext Index, China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, gained 1.38 percent to close at 2,144.12 points Tuesday.

European shares extend gains, Germany outperforms

Reuters | May 19, 2020 at 7:28 AM

European shares extended gains on Tuesday as fresh stimulus plans for the European Union added to hopes of a faster economic recovery from a coronavirus-fuelled downturn.

FTSE 100 hits 19-day high as investors bet on recovery

Reuters | May 19, 2020 at 7:15 AM

London’s FTSE 100 climbed for a third straight day on Tuesday as investors pinned their hopes on a speedy recovery from a coronavirus-fuelled recession, while several more UK firms took steps to shore up cash reserves to ride out the economic slump.