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Europe's main stock markets have finished the day slightly higher with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.61% to 6 961.14 points.
US stocks have traded higher ending a two-day downturn, with AbbVie's $21bn takeover of cancer drug developer Pharmacyclics giving a charge to trade.
US stocks have been set to open modestly higher, after higher-than-expected initial jobless claims figures and ahead of a report on factory orders.
European shares have risen in early trading, with a batch of robust company results from firms including Carrefour and Schroders boosting sentiment.
US stocks have fallen for a second day after a run that saw new Dow and S&P records and a 15-year high for the Nasdaq.
Europe's main stock markets have finished the day slightly higher with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.44% to 6 919.24 points.
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