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Global stocks rise

BEIJING, Global stock prices rose Tuesday, AP reported.

London's FTSE 100 rose 0.1 percent to 7,187.13 and France's CAC 40 added 0.1 percent to 5,268.04. Germany's DAX was unchanged at 11,335.24.

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 2.2 percent to 21,428.39 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng was 0.1 percent higher at 28,566.91. The Shanghai Composite Index declined 1.5 percent to 2,997.10. Seoul's Kospi added 0.2 percent to 2,148.80 and Sydney's S and P-ASX 200 was unchanged at 6,130.60. India's Sensex gained 1.1 percent to 38,233.41 while benchmarks in New Zealand, and Southeast Asia also rose.

On Wall Street, futures for the Standard and Poor's 500 index and the Dow Jones industrial average were 0.4 percent higher.

Benchmark U.S. crude gained 73 cents to $59.55 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract shed 22 cents on Monday to close at $58.82. Brent crude, used to price international oils, rose 53 cents to $67.34 per barrel in London. It gained 6 cents the previous session to $66.81.

The dollar gained to 110.40 yen from Monday's 109.96 yen. The euro rose to $1.1317 from $1.1313.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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