Europe Stocks Buoyed by U.S. rally

Canada shares advance; Asia markets end lower

European markets closed higher. In London, the Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index was up 143.30 points, or 2.86%, to 5,153.10. The bigest contributors to the advance in the FTSE were BP Amoco, Vodafone, GlaxoSmithKline and Shell Transport.

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