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Global shares solid as US and Mexico reach trade agreement


August 29, 2018

LONDON (AP) — News that the U.S. has reached a preliminary agreement with Mexico on replacing a North American free-trade deal has helped shore up global stock markets on Tuesday.

KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to 5,496, while Germany's DAX was up 0.2 percent at 12,561. Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,600. U.S. shares were poised for a solid opening with Dow futures and the S&P 500 futures up 0.2 percent.

TRADE DEAL: On Monday, the Trump administration reached a preliminary deal with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. Presiden...

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