World Shares Mostly Higher After US Averts ShutdownEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

European shares and U.S. futures climbed Thursday after U.S. lawmakers moved to avert a government shutdown. Germany’s DAX edged 0.1 percent higher to 15,378.85 while the CAC 40 in Paris added 0.5 percent to 6,593.48. In London, the FTSE 100 also gained 0.5 percent, to 7,146.51. The future for the Dow industrials was 0.7 percent higher while that for the S&P 500 also rose 0.7 percent. Investors have had their eyes on Washington, where Democrats and Republicans in Congress have been wrestling over extending the nation’s debt limit. Congress has moved to avert that crisis, with the Senate poised to approve legislation to fund the federal government into early December. The House was expected to approve the measure following a Senate vote Thursday, preventing a partial government shutdown when the new fiscal year begins Friday. If the limit, which caps the amount of money the federal government can borrow, wasn’t …Read More

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