Europe Stocks End Higher

Asia markets end lower; Canada stocks finish higher

European stock markets finished higher with help from upbeat corporate news and speculation the European Central Bank may cut interest rates. London's Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index gained 49.20 points, or 1.13%, to 4,406.70. Germany's DAX index added 58.92 points, or 1.54%, to 3,881.25. In Paris, the CAC 40 rose 41.79 points, or 1.16%, to 3,634.18.

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