Fiscal cliff deal boosts world markets
January 2nd, 2013
07:09 AM ET
2 years ago

Fiscal cliff deal boosts world markets

Hong Kong (CNNMoney) – World markets advanced Wednesday as lawmakers in the United States completed legislation that will mute much but not all of the fiscal cliff.

Asian and European stocks post strong gains, while government bonds in weaker eurozone economies rally as investor appetite for riskier assets rise on the diminished threat of an immediate hit to growth in the world's largest economy.

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  1. Name lynn

    president obama will find away to the money with or without them scase heads republicans an the babyfied white house leaders its obama way an hes not worried about them people in the white house we know obama is a good man and have a heart for the people

    January 2, 2013 07:20 am at 7:20 am |
  2. ST

    Can anyone explain what those boneheads who voted NO were and are still thinking? Sending someone to represent anyone without any once of thoughts is awful.

    January 2, 2013 07:39 am at 7:39 am |
  3. Rudy NYC

    Someone should give John Boehner a Nobel Prize just for brining the Senate bill to the House floor for a straight vote.

    January 2, 2013 08:20 am at 8:20 am |