Stocks bounce back on US-China hopes; eyes on US jobs data

The Palm Beach Post -

The Palm Beach Post—SINGAPORE (AP) " Global stocks rose Friday and Wall Street was set to open higher after heavy losses this week, as investors welcomed news of trade talks between the U.S. and China and braced for U.S. jobs data.European shares recouped losses from a day earlier, with Germany's DAX gaining 1.8 percent to 10,604 and France's CAC 40 rising 1.3 percent to 4,672. Britain's FTSE 100 advanced 1.4 percent to 6,785.U.S. indexes, which closed broadly lower on Thursday, were set to [

US STOCKS-Futures jump on trade talk hopes; jobs data in focus. U.S. stock index futures jumped on Friday after China said it will hold a fresh round of trade talks with the United States and ahead of, what is expected to be, a healthy U.S. employment report.