TOKYO — Global shares mostly rose Thursday amid renewed hopes that a U.S. trade deal with China may be near despite recent tough talk from President Donald Trump.
After Asian markets largely closed higher, France’s CAC 40 added nearly 0.7% to 5,839, while Germany’s DAX inched up less than 0.1% to 13,135. Britain’s FTSE 100 dipped 0.3% to 7,167.
U.S. shares were set to drift higher with Dow futures adding 0.3% and S&P 500 futures up 0.2%.
The market has swung sharply for months on every hint of progress or delay in talks between the world’s largest economies.