European Stocks Advance Before U.S. Economic Data

European stocks rose as investors awaited U.S. economic data and China’s manufacturing expanded for the first time in three months. The yen weakened, while copper advanced for a third day.
Rupkey Sees U.S. Consumer Shopping Spree in the Spring
09:31 - Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, talks about U.S. consumer spending data for February and Federal Reserve policy. Consumer purchases rose less than projected in February, the 0.1 percent gain followed a 0.2 percent drop the prior month, Commerce Department figures showed. (Source: Bloomberg)
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