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Global Stocks Gain Ground After US Midterm Elections

Global stocks were higher Wednesday after the outcome of the U.S. midterm elections met investors' expectations. Despite Democratic gains in the U.S. House of Representatives, few anticipate reversals of President Donald Trump's tax cuts and the elimination of federal regulations. Democrats captured more than the 23 seats needed to regain control of the House and Republicans extended their lead in the Senate. Europe's FTSE 100 Index moved 1 percent higher, to 7,117, and...

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