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European Stocks Jump on Stimulus Bets After Biden Win Certified

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European equities rose, led by cyclical sectors, as investors focused on prospects for economic stimulus after Congress formally certified Joe Biden as the new U.S. president.

The Stoxx 600 Index closed up 0.5% in London, with miners, construction and energy shares among the biggest climbers. Sentiment in Europe was also boosted by an unexpected rise in German factory orders.