European Stocks Extend Gains as U.S. Payroll Data Beat Estimates

  • Nonfarm payrolls rose 255,000 in July; jobless rate 4.9%
  • LafargeHolcim climbs as quarterly profit beats forecasts

European Stock Gains Propelled by U.S. Jobs Report

European stocks posted their biggest two-day advance in more than three weeks as U.S. jobs data beat expectations.

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