TOXIC INVESTMENTS: A woman shouts slogans during a protest of victims of toxic investments made by former Banco Espirito Santo now Novo Banco (New Bank) in front of the Portuguese Finance Ministry in Lisbon. (Patricia de Melo Moreira, AFP)
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Europe's main stock markets have risen, boosted by the latest US data showing the recovery is on track in the world's biggest economy.
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Europe's main stock markets have rallied on easing China worries, inspired by bumper gains overnight on Wall Street and earlier in Asia.
Stocks have risen globally, following the biggest gains on Wall Street, after a Fed Reserve policymaker said an interest rate increase 'seems less compelling'.
China stocks have rebounded sharply, snapping a savage five-day losing streak, as a rally on Wall Street brought some calm to shaky global markets.