European Stocks Rise on Manufacturing Reports

Most European stocks rose, with the benchmark gauge heading for a fourth weekly gain, as measures of manufacturing in China and the euro area increased and investors awaited progress in American budget talks. U.S. index futures climbed, while Asian shares were little changed.
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25:10 - British democracy is usually a stable, boring affair. Or at least it used to be. The May 7 elections are proving to be the most unpredictable in recent history. And, as Rob Hutton explains, it’s not only Downing Street having nightmares about the possible outcomes.
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